Andy Cohen’s solo MA exhibition was titled DeComposition Resisting Repair: Art & Psychoanalysis. The exhibition draws on the psychoanalytical idea of breaking down, dusting away and going deeper in search of meaning. The exhibition took place at Constitution Hill (early 2016) - a living transitional space in a South African context - originally housed in ‘Ramparts’, the old reception area where prisoners were formally incarcerated. This embodies the tensions that the artist is investigating parallel to her artistic practice, where through her own experience in psychoanalysis, personal politics and apprehensions are explored emotionally, and then transferred to the studio, culminating in the physical forms on exhibition. The conflicts of the space mirror the extent of therapeutic and creative interventions the artist is willing to make in order to finally make the unconscious conscious. This in relation to the location of the exhibition begins to contextualize the work as the breaking down of very powerful preconceived mindsets, in an effort to repair the past and gain contained relational reconciliation.