Heidi Holmes, Wet/Dry/Wet/Dry, 2022, Fabric, bleach, dye, paint, dishwashing-massage glove (for Guillaume), latex hose, nails, plugged power sockets, acrylic hoop, found holes, horse hair, liquid latex, KY Naturals sensitive lubricant, found fibers, dry pastel, goat milk soap, glycerin soap, cosmetic pigment, rotten-flower fragrance, blowflies, fabric piping, acetate, silicone, water, micro-fibre mop socks.
This documentation is from the MFA 2022 Thesis Exhibition, from which Wet/Dry/Wet/Dry draws inspiration and reference. To see more, please see my website heidiholmes.net
Heidi Holmes, In this body of work, the symptoms of Menopause become material (installation details), 2022. Sheets, towels, fabric, dye, vegetable dye, food colouring, bleach, paint, racks, shelves, clothes dryer, blowfly, trolley, wash cloths, fasteners, broccoli juice, pots, glasses, bowls, containers, pump, silicone, vinyl, water, the measurement of blood from the artist’s last Menstrual cycle, measurement of healthy pH vaginal discharge (and underwear bleaching), measurement of fluid in the artist’s body, the artist’s height, Vaseline, acrylic, underwear, St John’s wort, horse hair, artist hair, goat milk soap, KY lubricant (sensitive), electrical cords, plugs, washing line, pegs, diamante flower. Installation dimensions are variable, clothes dryer performance 45 mins. Clothes Dryer Performances Daily: 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30.