The idea I wanted to portray was the model searching for their identity within a family and community. This progressed into experimenting with stitching and wrapping with old photographs and the contrast of modern techniques. Top Art Exhibition - Photography » NZQA
My teacher suggested I focus on flowers because I could not think of a subject. I knew that if I were to do flowers I would want to make it different from anything that would typically be done when photographing flowers. Top Art Exhibition - Photography » NZQA
Right from the beginning of my work I wanted to establish that my young girl character has become very invested in adult-type consumer goods. I initially put her in places where children would actually spend their time, and later moved her to a more grown up area, along with distorting her face. This was to show how modern society has influenced this young girl with the glitz and glamour of today’s culture.