Leaf Study 2
Mixed media on birch panel
I work with death every day. I see the twining of life and death. I see how instantly life stops, the light that does go out. I show acceptance of the physicality of bodies, and perception of what lives within. I am rebelling with the mere fact of my exsistence, my confidence. Assertive attitudes considered masculine are relabeled aggressive when exhibited by feminine. Pairing male skulls on female bodies makes them assertive, combative, challenging. She taking the power for her own : antlers are now crowns.