Thursday, May 4, 2017

Birke Gorm at Croy Nielsen


Our rising desire for materiality in a world losing it manifests in fetish for increasingly grotesque versions. Coprogenics. "Author Donna Williams [...] points out that fecal smearing serve many real purposes that are often overlooked by caregivers and medical providers:
"Provides a sense of control over one’s body and environment when other areas of life are out of control
"Provides a sense of ownership over one’s actions
"Expresses feelings of anger, frustration, helplessness and powerlessness
"Prevents unwanted social interaction
"May be associated with other comforting emotional experiences
"May be part of a personal ritual that provides comfort
"May be part of an obsession that is spiraling out of control"