nobody told me
Nobody told me (there would be days like these)
Arran Straight Jacket 1996
(42inch medium to large)

Referencing years of psychoanalytical research into both his own and a wider social pathology, Tyszko’s practice often employs deeply personal and familial tropes.
Here we see his childhood memories of a maternal domesticity and the fireside knitting of Arran jumpers, warped through a lens of an early drug addiction and a cyclical depression into an almost perfect dysfunctional commodity.

An impossible object(ion), an Arran Straight Jacket, a failed yet comforting restraint (with no restraint possible)