||Waiting rooms act as physical objects of containment, an agent of transition, a boundary, or a threshold. Often these liminal spaces invite introspections into our mental, emotional, and physical worlds. What does it mean to care for something? Someone? Ourselves?, someone, or ourselves Expressions of care—or the lack thereof—shape the world in which we live, a world that is often fraught with competing tensions and complexities.
Waiting Room seeks to unpack matters of illness, suffering, and healing. Explored through a range of artistic interpretations and processes including metalwork, fiber art, ceramics, glass and woodworking, the works onview investigate how we express emotional resilience. How we bring our whole selves into the consulting room.
Articulated through contemporary craft, the conversation advances the important role of art in communicating our inner states.