Lauren McCartney | Bloom (detail), 2021
Dressed for Desire | Lauren McCartney
9 March - 1 May 2022
Dressed for Desire explores the guilt associated with the stillness of the female body during lockdown periods and the pressure put on women to not only survive COVID-19 but to ‘refine’ our bodies as we do so. Drawing from indulgence, excess and the abject, the body is framed as absurd homewares in a parody of women’s roles.