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Anna Fox. My mother's cupboards and my father's words. (1999)

Anna Fox. My mother's cupboards and my father's words. (1999)

My Mothers Cupboards and My Fathers Words (1999), designed originally as a miniature book using images and texts, tells an unusual story about family relationships. While her father was ill for many years Anna Fox kept a notebook recording his outbursts that were mainly directed at the female members of his family. His quotes paired with a series of claustrophobic images of her mothers' neatly kept cupboards reveal a couple struggling to keep an even keel in the wake of a rapidly debilitating disease.


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