Deborah Levy taught us how to take a simple idea and develop it as far as possible to create layers and complexity. Her lecture on the princess who believed she had swallowed a glass piano was very inspiring and thought provoking. In her workshop we looked at Freuds ‘Wolfman’ and as a class created a visual response.
The picture above shows the Wolf following Pankejeff from Russia to Austria.
This is Pankejeff in later life when he thought he had had a hole drilled in his nose.
Close up nose hole.
A Waxy Membrane Ploughed with Precision Contains My Hand,
Ink on Paper a New Books Spine,
Mouse with an Ear on its Back.
My name etc,
I was born etc,
My parents etc,etc.
I went to school etc in the south west etc,
When i was four etc,
My mother said etc,
This was a mistake.
When I was seven we etc,
Mum got upset etc,
Dad went etc,