a Ricardo Bouyett fine art story
"Oh, Bouy" is an expansive exploration into the complexity of manhood in contemporary American society. Informed, inspired, and directed by my personal experiences with rape, racism, and domestic abuse, I created a collection of photos, poems, and films that helped me navigate both my recovery and the social landscape of the American male. The series is a culmination of four bodies of work: Two fine art zines, and two short experimental short films. All of which examine rape culture and toxic masculinity through the queer Latinx lens.