As a Means to Cope by Cassie Harper
Friday 01 December 2023 to Tuesday 05 December 2023
In this deeply personal exhibition, Cassie Harper, an emerging artist from Melbourne/Naarm, explores the importance of communication, how we communicate and how we process and digest information that is emotionally taxing and difficult.
This recent body of drawings and embroideries is a record of Cassie’s use of drawing as a therapeutic tool and remedy to rumination.
As an artist with Schizoaffective disorder, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorders, Cassie’s practice focuses on mental health, advocacy and rehabilitation.
She utilises mediums such as drawing and embroidery to convey recurring ideas and emotions.
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