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Body Machine

'Wrapping, binding, sewing folding; process that evoke memories of home and domesticity. Gifts, bedding, table, linens. Starched white, stains scoured, rubbed holes darned and mended. These acts of cleaning conceal the soil of bodies, the presence of stories. But through absence, something undesired, disgust, seeps through. What do you fear? What do you desire? Is it one in the same?'

Embodying the monster: Encounters with the vulnerable self.

Shildrick 2002

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