Painting the #MeToo Movement / Louisville Magazine - October 1, 2018


Some people see ribbons and strings as tools that hold things together, that keep things from falling apart. Debra Lott sees them differently. Ribbons bind and trap. In her paintings, they wrap and tangle around women — a metaphor for silencing victims of sexual abuse. But there’s hope and healing in Lott’s work; the ribbons ensnare women, but the women take those ribbons in their hands, unraveling themselves from bondage. “They are all at that pivotal point where they are breaking free,” Lott says.

Lott’s work is the focal point of an exhibit at Pyro Gallery. “From Silent to Resilient,” on display ...(click for article)

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