Date. Video projection.
This work, “highlights the inherently uneasy borders between disability, ritual and self-restorative actions” such as bathing as a method of managing pain.
Symbolizing the invisibility of non-apparent disability, Fratila’s body will not appear in the piece. Instead, a video projection of a bathtub filling with water will be accompanied by ambient lighting and sounds. Next to it, another video projection will display social media content related to the artist’s experiences of chronic illness. This ambient experience puts the audience in the context of the artist’s experience of rituals of self care