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Skin Painting

Author: Elizabeth Hodgson

My story cannot be painted onto a canvas - it is a skin painting.

Brave, haunting and evocative, this powerful volume is poetry as memoir. From her early experiences in an institution and the effect of this on her family to the illustration of her strength and independence as an adult, Elizabeth Hodgson helps make a slice of Aboriginal experience accessible and resonant.

Skin Painting explores themes of art, identity, sexuality and loneliness. It is both universal and intimate, honest and important.