'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 3: Obey' - Threefold Designs
'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 3: Obey' - Threefold Designs
'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 3: Obey' - Threefold Designs
Threefold Designs

'Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 3: Obey'

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Original artwork by Michelle Driver, 2019 - READY TO HANG!

Hand woven tapestry (wool, cotton, linen, x-ray film)

::  FINALIST, Kate Derum Award, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne

For ‘Theatre Of The Grotesque No. 3: Obey’ I have utilised vintage medical illustrations to explore issues of conformity and societal expectations.

We view 'barbaric' practices of the past with horror, but we are living in a grotesque world of our own. Those who live outside the norm are vilified. This piece is part of a series that represents my life as a misfit, and asks the viewer to challenge their preconceived ideas about what is ‘normal’.

I use the traditionally conservative medium of hand woven tapestry to invite quiet contemplation while evoking a sense of creeping unease.

Why conform to society’s standards and expectations?

What will happen if you speak your truth?

MEASUREMENTS:
:: 30cm w x 30cm h (11.8" x 11.8")

SHIPPING
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