DISCOLOU’D FLORAL GAMES - 2016
Discolour’d Floral Games series explores the relationship between women and nature, focusing on the fine details of the florals and using a layered aesthetic, incorporating some collage.
Discolour’d is a somewhat dark eerie series, a mix of black and white film noir-style images and rich deep colours, portraying these women’s darkest fears and secrets of the natural world. The florals in their own way appear to lurk in the shadows and be almost ‘devouring’ the subjects. There is a certain mystery, desire and a ‘becoming’ or ‘merging’ of the two elements, as if the petals are extensions of the women themselves.
Succumbing to the seduction of these giant sometimes foreboding specimens, we sense vulnerability and fear as it morphs with beauty and darkness. We are not sure if these florals are friend or foe?