LOSS OF CHILDHOOD (2015 - 21)

 

An ongoing series of intimate performances to camera recorded through black and white photography. 

In these performances Miller uses her body as a vessel of transgression and subversion to mourn the loss of childhood and desire to return to the womb as an adult. Her intimate actions probe at her body as a young woman in a melancholic longing for the nurturing and life giving body of her mother. These works depict a vulnerability within a process of being and becoming.

 

Materials: milk; baby powder; stretch band; condoms; latex gloves; polythene dust sheet; sellotape; lace from grandmother's wedding dress; lace fat from a lamb; wash basin; water; dye; paint; paper roll; pigment; egg shells; glass bowl; marmessoidea rosea

 

Second-hand clothes: mother’s cream knitted top; cream wool trousers; black stilettos

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RUPTURE (2015)
Photo: Nel Sakuma
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INTO THE WOMB (2016)
Photos: Enjung Kim/ Luli Perez
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ARTIMES (2017)
Photo: Yuichiro Noda
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PLEXUS (2018)
Transformance, DARC, London, UK
Photo: Tara Fatehi Irani
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BODY EMBALMED (2019)
Photo: Yuichiro Noda
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NOTOCHORD (2020)
Photo: Hollie Miller
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FAIRY UNDER GLASS (2021)
Photo: Hollie Miller