Joanne Imperio is a photo-based artist who lives and works in New York. Her photographs present a sublime and personal relationship to gender, race and power, addressing themes of masculinity, vulnerability, community, history and performance. In her latest series Benevolent Assimilation, Imperio explores the effects of US colonialism on the Filipino diaspora.

Imperio has earned a BFA in Photography from Parsons School of Design. She published her first book entitled Centre of Equal in 2018. She is currently working as the Photo Editor at Health Magazine & Shape Magazine.


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