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Katelyn Turner


West Chester is a suburb outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. A township made up of around 62,000 people. Voted ”best place to live” by Money Magazine. There are many towns like it scattered throughout the midwest. Bubbles. That’s were Kate Turner grew up as a transracial adopted child. Her practice explores what it was like forging an identity in a house that was ”color blind”.Using her experiences as a sex worker, division I collegiate athlete, and mother Kate Turner examines contemporary issues around identity, race, and gender through multimedia installation, video, and performances. Kate aims to create work that expands the narratives of queer black women making our stories more visible and accessible.