Mixed Media Assemblage Artist

J J Worden

I want to make Things Even if Nobody Cares

February 10, 2016

Life. Art. Art. Life.

  • February 10, 2016
In Canada right now, there is a case being tried about sexual assault

It is pushing all the buttons.
The accused was (he got fired) a high profile, well-loved radio personality. And two of the main witnesses  are well-known actresses. He said. She said. Add in a hot-shot female defense lawyer, known for doing whatever it takes to get her client off. And you have an open spark to a very, very big flame.

As a general rule I try not to get embedded in public or political tests of strength as I get mired in 'all the feels'. But this case is pushing all my buttons, too.

I walked up to my studio and just let the emotions fly. A visceral, physical response to an otherwise overwhelming sense of ineptitude, helplessness and anger. Deep. Deep anger.



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    1. Thanks Stephanie. I'm still kinda reeling. Processing.

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  2. fantastic - and *hugs*

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    1. Thank you Carol. I feel better today. Can't keep a good woman down and all that. :)

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  3. This is amazing work. Thanks for sharing your response, painful as it is. Tea sometime?

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    1. Thank you Alison. The whole trial has me rather gobsmacked. Just when you think we've turned a corner ... there it is! :/

      Tea sounds lovely!

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JEN WORDEN
#notaphoneperson
Nova Scotia . Canada

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