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With Each Little Death

Kate Bohunnis

8–25 May 2019

The repossession and repositioning of a personal narrative. Remembering, repeating and working through. This repetition is not intended to anchor, but its manifestation is a reflection of cathartic empowerment.

We cannot bury our fractures, but we can acknowledge them as unexpected companions that offer us strength. Although they may be born from misfortune, they remind us gently that everything can find a new shape.

We can find ourselves bound by parts of narrative that no longer serve us. These aspects we once welcomed to provide safety, offer boundaries or assist in managing the construction of identity.

Perhaps some have stayed too long.

They have become unwilling to leave and no longer can one provide a simple division. Life together has become unsustainable and the only thing that’s left is to offer them a little death.

But treat them kindly.

Remember that they brought you warmth, they protected you in times that you needed them, for you are the one that invited them in. These are the last rites of some of my parts. I bring them out of my body and I thank them in their death.

Accompanying exhibition text by Anna Dunnill

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Onsite, Exhibition

The repossession and repositioning of a personal narrative.

Grant for the show awarded by Helpmann Academy.

Opening: 9 May 2019, 8am–10am


Artist name, PLEXUS, curated by Kate Vassallo, installation at Blindside. Courtesy of the artist and/or gallery. Photo: Talia Carroll.
Onsite, Exhibition

18 Sep–5 Oct 2019


Will Cooke, Annelies Jahn, Ham Darroch, Lieutenant + Vassallo, Nadia Odlum, Katy Mutton, Britt Salt

Altered Routine
Altered Routine
Offsite, Exhibition

7–24 Aug 2019

Altered Routine

Yusi Zang, Andre Franco

Standing In Red
Standing In Red
Onsite, Exhibition

8–25 May 2019

Standing In Red

Daisy Lewis-Toakley

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