THRIVES ON NEGLECT!

THRIVES ON NEGLECT!

2020-2021

Wood, brass, embossing labels, faux succulents, found objects, acrylic, mixed media.

Salem H. Turchan

 

Thrives on neglect is a series of brooches surrounding ideas of generational trauma at the hands of (unrestricted) internet access experienced by those who were in their youth between 1995-2005. This deals with body politics, transness and ideas of loss, yearning, non-linear or "hand-me-down" time, and crying on the floor of a public restroom. 

Tap the photos for more information.