Bio

Rhiannon Aarons is a Los Angeles based artist, writer, and cultural producer whose practice heavily interrogates issues of legacy, appropriation, social stigma, female sexuality, and information transmission. Born and raised in California, she received a B.F.A. from Otis and an M.F.A. from CSULB. She is a recipient of The Marilyn Werby Endowment Grant, HOGAR Travel Grant, and organizer of Live Art Development Association’s “Methodologies in Body Art” Symposium. In addition to her series of self-published books, her work has been included in Senses of Cinema, RipRap Literary Journal, and Culture on the Offensive. Rhiannon has recently exhibited at Jason Vass Gallery, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Bluecoat Liverpool, University Art Museum, The Tom of Finland Foundation, and The Situation Room. She has given lectures about art and BDSM practices at CalArts and The Marlborough Theatre, and is frequently featured on The Dr. Susan Block Show. She recently compiled, published, and co-edited Bob Flanagan’s The Book of Medicine with Sheree Rose.

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