‘Only that once again they broke the Love Laws. That lay down who should be loved. And how. And how much.’
‘To hold and be held. The image of ‘the embrace’ and its security but inadequacy to fill this ‘unfillable longing’ and the desperate, aching attempt to try and try to fill it, to merge, to consume and become joined… that feeling. That’s what I want them to do.
The focus on nurture and safety is in many ways a maternal relationship for me. There’s a cyclical feeding and taking, exhausting, needing, wanting to be enough. Something in the contained circular softness is trying to record a memory of the womb, with a pre-verbal language. I’m creating a personal mythology, to fit within one of prehistoric Matriarchies. The Great Goddess. The related identity of womanhood’.
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