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Leslie Condon

Leslie Anne Condon is a Boston-area visual artist and emerging arts scholar. Her artwork explores the intersections between visual culture, social ritual, and global consumer culture. As a scholar, Leslie is interested in Critical Race Art History and issues of representation in the arts. Her recent work addresses the complexity of identity within immigrant communities of color, as well as rituals of mourning.

Leslie graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2011 with a minor in the Fine Arts. She attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts as a Diploma student and earned her Post Baccalaureate in Fine Art 3D from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2011.

for all of the many victories… - Leslie Condon

for all of the many victories…

for all of the many victories…, 2020
Ribbon, paper, wood
Various dimensions

Inspired by a single found object: a name tag with the artist’s full given name that she came upon when looking among records related to her adoption, for all of the many victories...reflects the continuously evolving ways the artist defines herself as an Asian American.

“It was the first time seeing my given name in full, and it carried with it the weight of language in a different tongue...my birth family name is the only name that suggests, through language, my Southeast Asian heritage.” --Leslie Condon

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