Artists: Rebecca Kunzi
Title: ‘If I had a heart’
Dates: 03.07.13-10.07.13
Statement/Essay:
A site-specific work by artist Rebecca Kunzi

Rebecca Kunzi was born in Johannesburg, 1988. She graduated with First Class Honours from Wimbledon College of Art in 2012 and now lives and works
in Grantham.

‘The subterranean environment beneath our feet – and the Things buried there –act as a point of entry for me in this site-specific work. My research of Bournemouth’s underground inhabitants has led me to uncover
Mary Shelley’s burial in St. Peter’s Church, Bournemouth. After Shelley’s death, a grim remembrance was discovered in her desk-box – the cremated remains of her husband’s heart. In this drawing installation I extrapolate marks from the wall and floor to investigate this unseen level of
Bournemouth’