UNTITLED (BODIES OF SORROW)

2016

 

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RIGIDIFIED PROSTHETICS CONNECTING TWO PEOPLE

IN MOURNING

These garments are meant to be worn by two people. Wearing them, you feel the other person shifting. You are limited both in sight and movement.

 

What does it mean to feel physically tied to a partner?

What are the hidden power dynamics?

How do our previous traumas affect current responses?

How do you mourn something burrowed so deep in your bones you've learned to forget it?

When will you be able to address it?

 

Have the strength to set it free?

One in five women in the US experiences sexual assault at some point in her life.