My Poor Heart Aches
4 objects
multiscreen installation

Let me look at collecting objects as a metaphor of objectification of female body. What would be a connection between the violence beside the act of gathering and collecting and the abstract term of grasping femininity. The aggression behind the control of the body versus, seemingly meaningless, the hostility of a collector. As things need to be killed in order to be conserved and collected.
Things need to be under constant control.
Without putting the metaphor between those two ideas we start thinking about the collection of objects taken directly from human body.
What would the collection look like? What are the body parts going to become while put away from the context of an actual human body? Are they going to be disgusting? Scary? Awkward? Repulsive? ABJECT? How is its presence going to be seen? Would they become the embodiment of one’s trauma? What is the symbolism behind it?

By looking into such deep problems of trauma I started to underline the symbol of invisible power over the bodies and connect it to the personal life of one. How to recreate anti-catharsis of a person who lived through the trauma of being in an abusive-romantic relationship. I focused on the slight distinctions such as