Exhibition view - Soundtrack for a troubled time and Notes on Humiliation,Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017
Set of 5 pigmentary prints on paper
47,5 x 30,6 cm each
Notes on Humiliation transcribes extracts from Spooner’s interview with psychiatrist Isabel Valli. They are overlaid with drawings of human organs that produce the stress hormone, cortisol. In order to understand hysteria at a societal level, doctor and artist probe into pre-verbal communication, trauma, apocalypse and protest asking how these conditions can be captured and made visible as fact, fiction or the symbolic in 2017.