Creating work from personal experience

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Andrea Simpson

Sharing personal stories with the world can be emotionally taxing. Performance artist Jodee Mundy reveals what it takes to create work from one's own history.

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Jodee Mundy in Personal. Photo by Theresa Harrison.

When contemplating the last 40 years of her life, performance maker Jodee Mundy noticed that in that time, something about the world had changed, ever so slightly.

About the author

Andrea Simpson is ArtsHub's Feature Writer and Reviews Editor. Andrea is a Filipino-Australian writer with a love for diverse Australian stories. She is curious about all forms of art, though she has an especially keen interest in the publishing sector.

Andrea has had short stories published in various anthologies, and is currently working on her first novel.  

You can follow Andrea on Instagram @andi_jayyy