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The Couch Must Match the Curtains

Katharien de Villiers

1991 - present

The Couch Must Match the Curtains

2018
Mixed media
139 x 233 cm

In the ideal environment, the home is a reflection of safety. Politics and migration play a persuasive role in how we construct our domestic space. Television is a conduit for a flood of information both good and bad, reminding us of the tenuous state of stability in the world. Non-descript household items provide a sense of normality but the wave of a wand reminds us that there is still a magical hope in the creation of an ideal world.

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