J.J. McCracken, 2017.
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J.J. McCracken

J.J. McCracken is a professional artist working at Red Dirt Studio in Maryland. Intensive research and the task-based activity of live bodies shape the details of her installations. McCracken worked as a potter while completing a BA in Anthropology (1995) from The College of William and Mary and later returned to academe to study art at The George Washington University where she received an MFA (2005).

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Hunger, Philadelphia - Banquet, 2010. Detail. Photograph by Janine Parziale.
I recently met a girl who, at seven, was wise beyond her years. On the topic of hunger, she noted first that she herself had gone to bed with a full belly last night.