The Food Must Come in or the Fire Be Put Out

The works from this series are part of the same (horror) story, which isn’t linear and jumps through time and space. I imagine the painterly-material-space as narrator’s monologue and I’m drawn to a personal residue on a speech – manipulations of the facts, mistakes, fuzziness, affected by emotions, memory and ability.

I compose the narrator as a character of a witch, a collective image, that resonates with me as an active and unapologetic representation of a female (anti-)hero —that is both good, bad, and also indifferent. If she would be a mirror, I would probably seen back myself as an artisan that can fly and affect the story, and at my lowest—a desperate workaholic with its insecurities and self-doubt.

 
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The Food Must Come in or the Fire Be Put Out; 2020; flashe, thread, copperwire mesh, pins on muslin; 265 x 900 cm
 
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The Food Must Come in or the Fire Be Put Out, part 1; 2020; flashe, thread, copperwire mesh, pins on muslin; 265 x 450 cm
 
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The Food Must Come in or the Fire Be Put Out, part 2; 2020; flashe, thread, copperwire mesh, pins on muslin; 265 x 450 cm
 
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Moonstruck; 2020; flashe on felt and vintage silk, dimensions approx. 450 x 160 cm (install dimensions: 220 x 160 x 230 cm)
 
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Moonstruck; 2020; flashe on felt and vintage silk, dimensions approx. 450 x 160 cm (install dimensions: 220 x 160 x 230 cm)
 
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Mercury Retrograde is Over; 2020; flashe and mica on canvas; 180 x 280 cm
 
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Arguing with the House as if It Were a Person; 2020; mixed media on fabric; 170 x 135 cm
 
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Naive To The Bone 1; 2020; coloured pencil and flashe on paper, papier-mache tray; 70 x 50 cm
 
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Naive To The Bone 2; 2020; coloured pencil and flashe on paper, papier-mache tray; 70 x 50 cm