A_dressing Shame

A_dressing Shame

Artist: Marty Ornish

Title: A_dressing Shame

Attribution: A_dressing Shame, 2020, MartyO

Year: 2020

Materials: Altered blouse: silk fabric, batting, white wedding skirt, high school friendship ring, batting, magic markers.

Dimensions: 65” x 80” x 98”

Image Statement: This intimate piece speaks to insights gained during my 8-hour MDMA-augmented psychotherapy session. Family secrets, boundary violations, and shame are revealed on this graffiti-written wedding gown – a medium for continued healing.