b. 1996, she/they
Frances Bukovsky is a fine art documentary photographer whose work explores where identity, physical body, and external relationships intersect, emphasizing their experience as a chronically ill, disabled, and queer person.They received a BFA with Honors in Photography and Imaging from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2018 and they are currently located between their hometown in Otsego County, New York, and western North Carolina.
Bukovsky's work has been shown in exhibitions such as Six Feet: Boundaries, Belonging, Becoming at Revolve AVL, Of Family at Peep Space, and Pride at Culture Lab LiC. They have been included in group publications such as Soft Lightning Studio Vol. 1 (collected by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts) and Vol. 2, and Witness published by Efrem Zelony-Mindell (collected by the Museum of Modern Art). Their debut monograph, Vessel, was published by Fifth Wheel Press in 2020.
Bukovsky is a founding member of Life at Six Feet, a collaborative artist-led photography project fostering community with photographers across the world during Covid-19. They have facilitated artist talks, panels, and practice groups around themes of self portraiture, boundaries, and queerness within the Six Feet community.
Outside of photography, Bukovsky is a freelance video editor and aspiring gardener.
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