Shane Dedman is a video-based artist, educator, and writer. Their interdisciplinary practice is concerned with divergent selfdom and the translation of trauma into material through critical investigations of new media and the archive. Dedman’s video works have been screened at local film festivals, such as LadyFest in 2015 and Out on Film in 2019, as well as live streamed on Facebook Live and at the virtual NOFLASH Film Festival in 2020. Dedman had a 2018 solo exhibition, Fidgette: Watercolor Improvisations at Mammal Gallery in Atlanta and has participated in several group exhibitions, including I’m Looking Forward to Tomorrow in 2020 at Good News Arts in High Springs, Mass Hysteria in 2018 at The Bakery in Atlanta, and The Gathering in 2018 at WonderRoot in Atlanta. His words have been published in Oz Magazine, Wussy Magazine, Analog Cookbook, and the online journal fLoromancy. They were awarded the Barb Seegert Memorial Grant in 2018, as well as residencies at Welcome Hill Studios in New Hampshire, The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture in Metaxata, Greece, Joshua Tree Highlands in Joshua Tree, and TAR Project in Atlanta. In addition to artmaking, they have worked as an arts educator in juvenile detention centers in Georgia, and as an art handler across the South East. Dedman received their BFA in Photography from Georgia State University.

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