Still Life in Domestic Mundanity

Perhaps the title suggests a more negative situation than reality really warrants.  The domestic realm is potent with dialectical opposition.  On the one hand, it is frustrating, tedious and symptomatic of an almost oppressive mental inertia.  It is also often fraught with gender imbalance, exploitation and the inexorable whittling away of the soul as one realises that their time perpetually belongs to others.  On the other hand, the routine of it, the completely un-cerebral nature of it, provides a space for comforting simplicity and a certain catharsis to the clamour of modern existence.

I have decided to express this contradictory dynamic in pictures…


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