Dounia Bendris was born and raised in Orlando, FL and received her BFA in Drawing at the University of Florida in 2014. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Drawing at Hunter College in New York City. Her work is an on-going exploration into the psychological and emotional experience of space, inspired by her interests in perspective, sensitivity and architectural theory.
"The uncanny, in its aesthetic dimension, is a representation of a mental state of projection that precisely rides the boundaries of the real and the unreal in order to provoke a disturbing ambiguity, a slippage between waking and dreaming." - Anthony Vidler, The Architectural Uncanny