When life gives you apples… Run!

I liked this thoughtful write up by Mona Eberhardt on the most recent work by Rebeca Bashly. Head over to LEA 6 and take a look at When Life Gives You Apples…Run!

Mona Eberhardt

When life gives you apples... Run!“When life gives you apples… Run!” at LEA6 (Rated: Moderate) – Please click on the image for the original.

Such is the title of Rebeca Bashly’s new installation at LEA6, the final installment for this round of the Linden Endowment for the Arts’ Full Sim Arts series. As Rebeca writes in the introductory notecard:

Looking at various myths, legends and fairy tales, apple seems to be pretty misfortunate for a woman.
When an apple appears in a story, you know that something will go bad.
From Eve, through Greek mythology to Snow White there was always a catch with an apple.
It is beautiful, delicious, tempting, seductive. A perfect disguise for all bad that can come.
I use it as a symbol for the monstrosities that women too often don’t recognise as such in its early stages.
This installation is about domestic violence and eating disorders, on first sight two…

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