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Process diary

Laura Stortenbeker

Merewether High School

Artwork title
Person/prison
HSC year
2008
ARTEXPRESS year
2009
Expressive form
Collection of works
Artist’s statement

The confines of the human body prevent us from experiencing freedom that could only ever exist outside ourselves. Our dreams and desires allow us to transform into birds while we sleep: abandoning flesh for feathers and our beds for open skies. The space between dreams and reality sees us merging with imaginings, struck with features of who we are and clutching at what we want to be.