Bethany Lavery

BFA - Creative Technologies  |  Sacramento, CA

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Making these works was a task of personal devotion and contemplation; processing through how Christianity, the church, and technology have shaped who I am for better or worse. Seeing the complexity of the involvement of technology and the Church in my life has led me to question what I have internalized and believe. I have seen how technology can be easily utilized to spread misinformation and fear, but I have also seen how it can connect and inform people in ways that were previously impossible. The Church has a sad history of excluding and judging others, but I have seen a trend of turning towards love and acceptance. Working through these topics has allowed me to filter out what I believe to be right and wrong and has given me a sense of confidence to use my voice to better the community that I am a part of.

Bethany Lavery

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