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Mabel Longhetti

Installation 2019.

A mobile structure of nylon threads hanging from a wooden plank, mounted to the ceiling of the building and suspending transparent plastic sheets at various heights. A golden fabric fringe entangles between the threads and the plastic sheets. At the heart of the piece stands a clear Plexiglas display pole, slightly broken at its top, with scotch tape holding some broken fragments together. The structure resembles a dismantled ghostly, spiral staircase placed next to the windows of the building, taking an aesthetic of a window display of a deserted fashion store.
This piece title is the name of the leading female protagonist in the film "A Woman Under the Influence" (1974) by John Cassavetes, which beautifully steps in and out of sanity.