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The surface of the ocean can be likened to our own skin, both are membranes; indicators and cloaks of what lies beneath, sensual to touch and obs… Read More
The surface of the ocean can be likened to our own skin, both are membranes; indicators and cloaks of what lies beneath, sensual to touch and observe. This series endeavours to foreground, the links between the surface of the ocean and the skin of the body. The two components through their shared characteristics make visual a socratic dialogue regarding the intertwined relationship between water and the body. I am also interested in motion, play of light and ambiguous form. The discourse is promulgated through a combination of these elements, as they create tension and move the eye around the drawings, establishing connections and rousing ideas about the discourse between body and water. Feelings of fear and vulnerability are stimulated by the uncomforting distortion of the figure, (dis)placed in an ambiguous dark space, which allegorises the depths of the ocean. Read Less
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