These photos are from my self-portrait series Transcendence, which brings together gender diversity, spirituality, nature, mythology, and storytelling.

Cai Quirk, ancient pathways, 20″ x 24″, photograph.

Cai Quirk, unbounded, 20″ x 24″, photograph.

Cai Quirk

​​Cai Quirk (they or other neutral pronouns) is a genderqueer/fluid multi-disciplinary artist from Ithaca (N.Y.) Meeting. Their work connects gender, mythology, and nature-based spirituality through photos, poems, and stories. Cai was recently an artist-in-residence at Pendle Hill, and their book Transcendence: Queer Restoryation comes out this winter from Skylark Editions. Cai’s article “Art Is Praying with My Whole Body” appears in the online edition of this issue. More:

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