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Alexithymia (n.) -

the sub-clinical inability to describe emotions in the self


Historically, the American West was utilized as a source of inspiration after the American Civil War. Solomons turns this information into a metaphor about common medical practices towards mental illness in America, with emphasis on the lack of empathy.



This work is a part of the 'Vulnerably Defective' series which won a Magnum Photo Graduate Award (2016); and was a Selected Graduate in Source Photographic Review (2015/16)



Materials: Archival ink on Di-bond

Installed panels are 300 x 230 x 6 cm

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