Does trauma take a singular point of view, like a monologue? Or does it stretch beyond the silo of the psyche, skulking into narrative environments, social interactions, and even conceptions of a fragmented selfhood? Emmanuela Soria Ruiz’s videos, sculptures, installations, and drawings in her solo exhibition The Longest Leg subvert power dynamics implicit within the act of looking.
Charcoal drawings process the social trauma of being deaf.
Processing trauma through painting and sculpture.
Stranger Fruit was created in response to the senseless murders of black men across the nation by police violence.