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My Body Is My Story

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My Body Is My Story. 2012-present. Media and Dimensions Variable.

My body is my story involved addressing a letter to each person (1,782) enrolled at Kenyon College in 2012, a community that Davis had lived in for four years. Each letter contained a single hand-written sentence from a 1782-sentence long account of the artist’s life from childhood to present based on a series of personal photographs, were subsequently incinerated and distributed throughout the letters. These letters were publicly installed along Kenyon College’s main thoroughfare for four days. Some were claimed, some lost to wind, and the remaining were re-collected.