IN MAKING ART THAT SERVES THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES FOR HERSELF, AN ARTIST OFFERS SOME SOOTHING TONICS FOR EVERYONE
Pandora Vaughan: Total Non-Stop Action! — Coping Devices for Psychically Ruinous Problems of The Everyday
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Cathy Ward, brutjournal’s London-based artist-correspondent, reports:
For many years, the U.K.-born, British-Canadian artist Pandora Vaughan, who lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland, has been fascinated by places of confinement and especially by the architectural design and physical character of fortified enclosures. She has conducted her own research about prisons and asylums, institutions of incarceration that, for generations, in their own ways, have successfully subjugated and controlled society’s outcasts. An exhibition of her mixed-media, fabric-based works was recently presented at the Horse Hospital, one of London’s leading independent venues for cutting-edge and experimental art.
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