Myself and quite a lot of other people have had teeth removed for getting braces fitted. I was told my mouth was too small for all my teeth....but why would my body make all these teeth if there wasn't any room for them...lies...all lies
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
When I was wee my mum and dad took me to the hospital to get some teeth removed. The nurse had this toy phone and she handed it to me saying someone wanted to talk to me. I said 'hello' but there was no answer. As I tried to talk to the person on the other side, gas came out of the mouth piece and knocked me out. When I woke up I was given a cardboard cowboy hat to spit blood into. My mum and dad gave me a Barbie horse for being brave and I put the blood filled cowboy hat on my head.
Working on a little project as part of my whole fourth year personal project....well its not that little. The idea behind all my fourth year work is capturing memories and this smaller part is about peoples memories of loosing teeth. I created this main print just for something to do but then had the idea to give each tooth a story. 16 became too much so instead I cut it down to 12 as I only had 12 interesting stories to tell...the gaps have become missing teeth. Unfortunately the quality of the screen print has been completely lost in scanning.