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SPRH | DSM-296.44 Bipolar I, Psychotic Features

Square Peg, Round Hole, 2015-2016
“If you choose to represent the various parts in life by holes upon a table, of different shapes,—some circular, some triangular, some square, some oblong,—and the person acting these parts by bits of wood of similar shapes, we shall generally find that the triangular person has got into the square hole, the oblong into the triangular, and a square person has squeezed himself into the round hole. The officer and the office, the doer and the thing done, seldom fit so exactly, that we can say they were almost made for each other.” —Sydney Smith, On the Conduct of the Understanding (Photos | E. Flatau)

A List of Things One Might Think About While Walking Around In This Show
1. It smells like leather dye, synthetic resin, and tar in here.
2. Why is life, like, just sooooo totes crazy?
3. I like zebras but not donkeys or carrion birds.
4. Am I a square peg? Am I a round hole? Am I some other polygon?
5. Hooray Detroit!
6. Oblong is an awesome word.
7. I will always dance to a Prince song.
8. Are we made for each other?

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