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Launa Bacon is a multidisciplinary artist traversing disciplines of painting, video, sculpture, performance and installation. Bacon received her BA from Skidmore College in New York and her MFA at Goldsmiths, University of London. Bacon has shown traditionally and non-traditionally internationally. As a recipient of such grants as the Art in Motion grant from USC and the Sachs Grant from Skidmore, she has been able to create work in numerous countries. Bacon is the founder and director of Darger HQ, a new 501c3 gallery and arts initiative featuring international, national and local artists' work, based in Lincoln, NE.
My work explores the strange phenomena of entangled memories and the moulding of psychological individual behaviour through the influence of various cultures, mass media and social structures. I am interested in a kind of sublime play that explores the nature of female identity and the human condition in relation to nature. My work is not bound to any particular medium, traditional display or expression but driven by content and intent. Studies of international art and cultures continually inform her work: she re-examines the presupposed construct of her own culture’s visual landscape.