Elisif’s Story Elisif Bruun, the subject of "Elisif's Story."

Elisif’s Story

Art Gallery, Stevenson University
1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson MD, 21153
October 15 - December 15, 2015

An exhibition by Peter Bruun about his daughter, Elisif Bruun, who died of a heroin overdose at age 24 on February 11, 2014. Featuring drawings by Peter along with audio from friends, family, caring professionals, and others reflecting on Elisif’s journey, Elisif’s Story is an immersive experience of sight, sound, and lighting. The installation is at once personal and urgently public: Elisif’s Story offers an intimate and loving portrait of a charismatic soul and daughter, and a cry for more humane attitudes toward those suffering from addiction and other mental health ailments.

 


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