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SHAME and mum
2022

SHAME( photograph)

 

She
Hides
Away,
Masking
Everything

 

“Masks are the order of the day - and the least I can do is cultivate the illusion that I am gay, serene, not hollow and afraid.”

Sylvia plath

 

mum( Marionette)

 

a mother:

 

silent; not saying a word:

 

Prom dress,hospital gown, garbage bag…

i was born into shame

Inherited trauma 

Unknowingly repeated cycle

I share now because she couldn’t

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