'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 6: Parental Wishes'
Original artwork by Michelle Driver, 2021 - READY TO HANG!
Hand woven tapestry (wool, cotton, linen)
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In this series, I have been exploring issues of social conformity. Inspired by the phrases said to me as a child, I seek to address confronting topics in ways that invite quiet contemplation while evoking a sense of creeping unease. Of course, there is always humour in my work ;)
Why can't you be normal?
You wouldn't be bullied if you were normal, it's your fault.
Why can't you be more like your sister?
You wouldn't be such a loser if you were normal.
We're embarrassed in front of our friends having a weird child.
You're dressing like that just to spite us.
:: 44cm w x 52cm h (17.3" x 20.4")
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