Teddies and domesticity


If the teddies are home-making, it was not a decision that Permindar made consciously. She says that this theme has revealed itself to her in the final stages of installation. It is a theme that has emerged in many of her previous work too, both consciously and unconsciously. ‘Child’ (1993-98), ‘Sleep’ (1995-96), and ‘Insecurity’ (1995-98) all featured beds, rendered unhomely and unwelcoming by the stark, empty gallery spaces that surround them…….Permindar’s exhibition is now installed in the gallery, and reflecting on her outcomes, the artist has become aware of a connection to domestic spaces. The exhibition is a contrast of domesti…

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