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Rosson Crow "Madame Psychosis Holds a Séance" at Honor Fraser

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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, on November 22, 1963, was a traumatic event in the history of the United States. Some have said that the assassination of Kennedy was the date that America lost its innocence. Rosson Crow's third solo exhibition at Honor Fraser, "Madame Psychosis Holds a Seance" explores and mines the idea of the trauma and the corresponding ;paranoia that emerged after the death of John F. Kennedy. The exhibition explores the trauma of America's past through the character of Madame Psychosis, who obsesses with the assassination and is attempting to communicate with John F. Kennedy through a seance. The origin of the exhibit comes from a tabloid headline, "JFK forgives Lee Harvey," where a medium claims that she spoke with John F. Kennedy and he forgave Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin who killed President Kennedy.

The idea of a seance is not only to communicate with the departed, it also an attempt to reconcile with the one wh…