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Michaela Pisani Adapt

Work by Michaela Pisani
Work by Michaela Pisani
Work by Michaela Pisani
Work by Michaela Pisani

I believe adoption is both a negative and positive experience, yet it is more often represented as having negative connotations. Adopted children are often stigmatised, seen as troublesome and sometimes ‘broken’. Television programs that document adoptees finding their birth parents often devalue their life in adoption. My body of work expresses my personal experience and viewpoint on adoption. A puppy is adopted by storks and faces many challenges, ultimately finding contentment and comfort in the good times spent with its parents, learning to love and accept its background and past.

Influencing artists:
Marc Chagall
Frank Weston Benson
Katsushika Hokusai
Piet Mondrian
Andy Warhol


Willoughby Girls High School



HSC year


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