4 new works included in From where I sit: Stories from within exhibition: 1) Chairs from the asylum + 2 soundscapes; 2) Chairs I have invited home; 3) Message from the chair; 4) Furniture fashion

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Abstract

I looked for historical images of people in asylums in chairs – there are surprisingly few – pictures of patients seated are usually on the floor or beds. Some of these images are of patients undergoing treatment where the chair had a specific function. With the stitching I just tried “random threads” and “loose endings”.

I’ve also been thinking about the use of participants interview data and how I might create soundscapes with fragments of their words. There are two short soundscapes that attempt to create a mood and convey fragmented stories.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAlbury Wodonga
PublisherAlbury LibraryMuseum
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2022

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