Shadow work (2019)

The series Shadow work (after the concept by Carl Jung) explores facing our darkest unconscious beliefs and the pain and silence that can accompany unresolved feelings of regret, fear and shame. Dowling utilizes the practice of hand embroidery as a bodily act of unlearning.


Amelia Dowling, Shadow work (regret, fear, shame), 2019, hand embroidery, linen, wool, wood, acrylic paint, 40 x 24cm