Opening: A Doll's Life: The Story Of She

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Opening: A Doll's Life: The Story Of She
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WHAT: Carolyn's opening reception for The Story of She
WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 2015; 2 – 5 p.m.
WHO: As a companion to the art, there will be performances by:
- Poet S. Renee Mitchell 2:30 - 3 p.m.
- Keyboard and lyricist Ali Ippolito 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

It will be great to have you. Plus, we’ll be serving freshly made mimosas!

~~Dolls have traditionally been used as talismans for the living and guardians for the dead. They offer us a mirror of who we are and who we dream of becoming.~~

A Doll’s Life: The Story of She is a photographic exhibit that blurs the line between what is a doll and what is human. The 'stories' in the show pay homage to women who have overcome some of life’s murkier moments. Using metaphorical imagery, dark humor, and theatricality, the photographs draw the viewer into each frame. The cast of characters include a woman whose husband has dementia, a child longing to be seen for beauty over brokenness, and a woman who’s reading her way out of despair.


ABOUT THE ARTIST
Campbell’s double life as part artist and part excavator of the Soul is central to all of her work. As a mask maker, theater director and leadership coach, she focuses her lens on opening the box of Self – the box we often keep tightly sealed to make sure that our world stays safe. A Doll’s Life: The Story of She is an extension of Carolyn’s 30 years of working with women around the world, including visionaries, business owners, inmates, artist, executives, wives, mothers and culture shifters,
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