Genesis Jerez

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Artist Bio

Genesis Jerez is a visual artist born and raised in the South Bronx. She has been working on a mix-media series which recontextualizes archival photographs from her childhood spent in the Mill Brook housing projects. Reexamining her complex relationships with her now estranged relatives, she’s creating a new counter-archive that recontextualizes these figures. Jerez attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, earning a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in 2016. She currently lives and works in the South Bronx.