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Jessica Allison-Bourne, The Worm, 2020, acrylic screen print on printmaking paper, 21″ x 14″

This media file is attached to: Paragon Arts Gallery Student Exhibition Online 2020

The first in a pair of prints embodying the philosophical concerns of freedom. The Inner Worm desires to submit to authority and the expectations of others in exchange for the promise of security and pleasure. In this vulnerable trust, she represents the base desires and the alleviation of existential anxiety offered by giving away one's freedom.