Marni Kotak
Mad Meds



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Marni Kotak
“Synaptic Writing, 7/18/14 (page 1)”, 2014
gold permanent marker on archival paper
17 x 14 inches
unique


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Marni Kotak
“Synaptic Writing, 8/8/14 (page 21)”, 2014
gold permanent marker on archival paper
17 x 14 inches
unique


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Marni Kotak
“Synaptic Writing, 8/9/14 (page 22)”, 2014
gold permanent marker on archival paper
17 x 14 inches
unique



cabinet_1

“All The Meds I Took”, 2014
ornate mirrored glass and wood medicine cabinet, custom-printed prescription vials (all of the meds taken by the artist since her stay at Beth Israel Hospital in February 2012)
15 x 24 x 4 inches


cabinet_2

“All The Meds I Didn’t Take”, 2014
Fabergé style egg containing all of the Klonopin, Wellbutrin and Abilify the artist discarded during the weaning process, ornate mirrored glass, wood box, shelf
13 x 20 x 10 inches


A Shrine To My Madness

“A Shrine To My Madness”, 2014
gold-leafed hospital bed, gold-leafed hospital side-table, gold-leafed hospital lamp, gold-leafed elliptical machine, custom-printed hospital curtains, hand weights, custom-printed yoga mat, wall-mounted video “Where I Feel Peaceful”, ornate velvet robe, gold satin sheets, two custom-photo woven pillows, custom-photo woven blanket, iridescent gold-painted walls, panoramic 36 x 152 in. wall canvas
dimensions variable

Included in the installation:
“Tivoli Bays”, 2014, panoramic prints on canvas, 36 x 152 inches, ed. of 2
“Happy Family”, 2014, custom-photo woven pillow, 17 x 17 inches, ed. of 2 
“I’ll Keep You Warm”, 2014, custom-woven photo blanket, 80 x 54 inches, ed. of 2 


Waiting For Wisdom

“Waiting For Wisdom”, 2014
two custom upholstered and painted hospital waiting room chairs, gold-leafed end table with fresh flowers, gold bookshelf with relevant literature, custom photo-printed rug, iridescent gold-painted walls
dimensions variable


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“Med-Free and Happy”, 2014
8 foot trophy, 3D printed sculpture of the artist’s bust atop
8 ft. x 16 in. x 12 in.

shirt

“This Was Supposed To Be For You”, 2014
milk-stained hospital shirt, ornate gold jersey memorabilia case
29 x 36 x 3 inches


AbilifyWean

“Abilify Wean”, 2014
print on aluminum, plaque on acrylic
18 x 24 inches


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“Cutting Klonopin”, 2014
print on aluminum, plaque on wood
10.5 x 13 inches

Video

Disabilify

“(Dis)abilify”, 2014
single-channel video, color, sound, 12:29 min
ed. of 5


MK_1

“Where I Feel Peaceful”, 2014
single-channel video, color, sound, 10:46 minutes
ed. of 3  (included in “A Shrine To My Madness” installation)


MK_2

“Mad Ms. Video Project”, 2014
single-channel video, video, color, 23:59 minutes
ed. of 5



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