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Natalie Christou
https://www.instagram.com/natchristouart/ https://nataliechristouart.wordpress.com/ nataliechristouxo@gmail.com
The abject is disturbing and gross, yet oddly familiar and a reminder that death is inevitable.
My practice aims to explore the theme of abjection of the body. I
am particularly interested in the grotesque body and the corpse as
a form of self-expression in relation to my mental illnesses. The use of disturbing imagery of the body, such as bodily fluids and wounds, expresses my emotional trauma as a way to move past it. It also recreates my inner anxieties/mimics the symptoms of my illnesses for the viewer to experience and attempt to understand me.
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Untitled
Latex Dimensions Variable
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Suffocation
Silicone Dimensions Variable
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