Archive of Phantom Limbs

Shoebox Projects

Jul. 2, 2024 - Jul. 29, 2022
Los Angeles,

Do you remember that show, the Addams Family? Remember the Thing? The creepy, crawly hand with a mind of its own. There is a comical, surreal, and uncanny feel to this character. Broken and corporeal, it is nearly human, yet not. Its personal identity is missing making it a universal stand in for all people. And, because it was missing some of those markers of a specific person, it was somehow more relatable than other characters. The work in this exhibit, “Archive of Phantom Limbs”, by Finish artist Utu-Tuuli Jussila embodies this series of strange contradictions.

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