Historically, the dominant body of representations of gender variance has been presented from the point of view of the medical practitioner: as abnormalities, as “other.” In spring 2013, thirty transgender and intersex people participated in GI's Anatomy, a series of practical life-drawing workshops in London programmed by the arts-based organization Gendered Intelligence (GI). The models posing also identified as transgender or as having an intersex condition. The project gave its participants the opportunity to create a significant body of work, to issue new representations of their own bodies, to take a more holistic view of the person and the wider social and cultural references in which they sit. This article reviews the goals and achievements of this seminal project, taking a closer look at the experience of two participants and focusing on the circularity of knowledge production at play.

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