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Un/covering

Presented by Tina La Porta at Online/Virtual Space

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Aug 16 2021
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Sep 05 2021
Un/covering

Solo virtual exhibition highlighting the topic of mental health from the artist’s perspective demonstrating the impact of the arts in the healing process.

Un/covering is an exhibition by Tina La Porta featuring images of a pill with words screen printed onto wallpaper -e.g., Melancholy. Since her 2006 diagnosis with mental illness La Porta has used arts as the medium to describe her experience, using wallpapers as metaphors for the way these medications cover the symptoms. This exhibition creates awareness that the reality of mental illness is delicately masked with prescriptions, yet they can be easily exposed if treatments are stopped,

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