Secret Doll vs Enchanted Doll! Secret Doll Underground: Japanese Surrealist Dolls From the Yaso Collection, Tokyo (Japanese Art Perspectives Series vol 1) (Last Gasp) $29.95 - Underground doll making is a THING in Japan, and has been for years. Elegantly creepy and often beautifully horrifying, …
by Lisa Carver
80p, color, 8"x10"
Carver's untitled book presents the visceral and terrifying body of her painting work accompanied by writing that grapples with the overwhelming sexual and psychological terrorism her father put her through growing up and its consequences on her mind and life. Her memories, once unearthed are an excruciating read but it's her honest process of unpacking the lies her childhood was covered in and the language of her visual work speak the loudest towards the power of survival and a self being reclaimed. -EF