Katie Croft
B. 1979

“… all of them are which is why I was so frustrated. I wanted to give them back their… There’s a book, Nina McLaughlin wrote, where she retells ancient myths and she retells them from the female’s perspective. That’s what started me on this path because I was like looking at all these sculptures from Greek mythology and they’re beautiful. I mean, they’re just beautifully carved stone where the fingers indent into the flesh, but I couldn’t like them because of what they represented and the violence they represented and oppression against women. So I wanted to still appreciate that beauty but turn it around somehow and make it from the victims’ voice.”