Adriane Little: Call home mothers dead

Walker, Michelle Boulous and Little, Adriane Adriane Little: Call home mothers dead. Buffalo, NY, U.S.A.: Big Orbit Gallery, 2005.

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Author Walker, Michelle Boulous
Little, Adriane
Title Adriane Little: Call home mothers dead
Place of Publication Buffalo, NY, U.S.A.
Publisher Big Orbit Gallery
Publication year 2005
Sub-type Other
Language eng
Total number of pages 1 Exhibition catalogue
Subjects 2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies
2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
Formatted Abstract/Summary We might think of Adriane Little's haunting installation work, Call Home Mothers Dead , as a contribution to the growing body of modern elegiac writing. While the project clearly exceeds the bounds of writing as we might traditionally define it, there is nonetheless a profound connection drawn here between writing and loss. Writing as a means both to recover and entomb this loss. Call Home Mothers Dead is born of the loss that shatters identity, meaning and self. It is the moment that rends the self. It is the loss of the mother and the world she carries with her. It is grief and sorrow and the simultaneous articulation of these. It is an exploration of trauma and mother loss, and, as Little herself declares, it involves “a shattering of something so important that one does not know who they are without it”...
Keyword Grief
Mourning
Original Creative Works - Textual work
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Catalog of an exhibition at Big Orbit Gallery, Sept. 13-Oct. 25, 2003.

 
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