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Lamentation
Karike Ashworth
16th July - 19th July

The use of condemned hospital linen, a heavily loaded material, forms the backbone of this body of work, which focuses on the systems, processes and emotions that surround death and dying. Condemned hospital linen refers to any laundry items processed at a hospital that have become unfit for use and are destined for incineration. These works draw a parallel between the condemned linen items and dying hospital patients, flatly implying a shared systematic anonymity and the similarities between the processing and disposal of each.

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Karike Ashworth | Lamentation panel discussion: featuring Dr Bill Platz, Dr Courtney Pedersen and Dr Laini Burton and chaired by Louise Martin-Chew