Review: Just Glad Wrap

Review of Just Glad Wrap, an exhibition of writing and books by Francesca Rendle-Short, by Caroline van de Pol, TEXT, 15.2, October 2011

‘In Just Glad Wrap, as part of The Five Obstructions art exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victoria College of the Arts, writer Francesca Rendle-Short opens her notebook and splashes it over a stark white wall unwrapping her writing in a way we might unwrap a precious book or overflowing salad sandwich. There’s much to pick through and savour.

‘While I felt a kind of unease peering at her writing sprawled over a gallery wall, I also admired the courage of this artist-writer who, in her own words, explores what it means to “write with the body”……..’

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