Corps Étranger - Mona Hatoum
I went to the Tate Modern exhibition this year and remembered Hatoum's exploration of the body in a very visceral grotesque way. However, although it usually seems repulsive to most people, she is simply presenting our natural body. The idea that most people find something natural gross caught my attention - Hatoum's work made me question why this is. This feeling of disgust at something natural was now a concept we wanted to explore. It may be a product of seeing something in a way that it is not normally seen - with the inside of the body, the case is not at all. Considering our last word was body, we chose body as our environment and then chose to explore the idea of disgust with regards to it.
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