Tami Bone: This is Where I’m Going to be Now…


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November 15, 2014 – January 9, 2015
Tami Bone:  “This is where I’m going to be now…”

“This is where I’m going to be now…”

That’s the thought that popped into Tami Bone’s two year old mind, the moment she slipped off a pier while fishing with her father, sinking into the dark waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

For years the memory has stayed quiet, but recently, while working on her ongoing series, Mythos, it’s crept back in – asking its questions, showing up in the work.  How do we know where we’re meant to be?  To believe that we’ve grown up from the soil, as if we belong, really belong, to a place?  And what does that belonging look like?

The questions are ever-present, and the answer, for the time being is, “This, all of this, is where I’m going to be now.

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