Burn your lips

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Enzina Marrari


Burn your lips is an embroidery piece and soft sculpture based on the proverb, “Burn your lips on the hot milk, you’ll start blowing on water too.” It is a piece about processing trauma and grief, personal history, and redefining what is comfort.

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Enzina Marrari, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Enzina Marrari, she/her, is a doctoral student in the Department of Folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.