“Here We Go Single Mum”: Exhibition in Salzburg 2010

This is a domestic narrative rather than a snapshot. We see the life of a prostitute who has married a client, had a child, and has allegedly been saved from a life of drudgery and degradation to inhabit a world of respectability, fulfilment and freedom. The reality is different however, and we see that the woman finds no relief from the humiliation and boredom of her new role. Sad and lonely she has lost her identity and finds it hard to face her present reality. The design is suffused with negativity. The title alludes to the ending of the story – the fact that by some means or another, she will walk out of the marriage – either by divorce, murder or suicide.

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