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Agata Oleksiak is a Polish born Tracey Emin inspired installation artist. Her most recent show ‘I do not expect to be a mother but I do expect to die alone’ has a direct reference to Emin’s spectacle entitled ‘I do not expect’. These works are life size replica’s of her bedroom and the surfaces consist of the messages that she received from lovers. ENJOy…

The use of colour is an interesting aspect of the piece. Her use of hot, fluorescent colour suggests the depth of the passion that she once felt or experienced with these unnamed people.

Another interesting aspect to this piece is the fact that the entire room has been weaved and carefully thread together. The delicacy of the work suggests also that these relationships were always vulnerable and perhaps is a statement that she never really felt secure with her sex life.

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