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Mahalia Taje Giotto
Existential Boner

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Exhibition Details

In Existential Boner, Mahalia Taje Giotto examines personal obsessions related to the body, identity and sexuality through chronicling their experiences and transformations after gender-affirming hormone therapy to establish themselves as a non-binary trans person.

The exhibition captures Taje's meticulous documentation of their physical and emotional changes as a means of reclaiming their identity. Through a collection of images and texts, including collages, vernacular photographs, studio shots, iPhone snapshots and scans, a compulsively paced visual diary emerges, pushing the boundaries of photography to explore the complexity of a journey of self-discovery.

About the Author

Mahalia Giotto (Switzerland, 1992), aka Taje, graduated in Photography from ECAL in Lausanne in 2022. Attracted by androgyny from an early age, they came out as trans and then chose to identify as non-binary. Considering that the personal is political, Taje's work offers insight into their thoughts and experiences on gender, sexuality and identity and aims to question the power system and its binary structures.

Where

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Via dell’Abbadia – Bologna
12-15 September
Open 24h

Free public installation

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