The body of work in the show is very personal – it captures those fleeting moments – the ones you want to savor.
I tend to look at things in a more abstract way. Even when I am using more representational imagery, I am thinking in abstract terms. For example, butterflies are viewed more as pieces of color and shapes.
We know that women’s bodies are very marketable. There is an innate power in women’s bodies, which has been distorted.
I don’t want any fantasy in my images. I want viewers to look at the photos and see these beautiful people as they are.
I have observed a human behavior that changes at the beach. There is something different about how we interact with each other there, especially how couples interact. I am looking for something specific that just does not happen on the subway or in a park.
I was interested in seeing how masks would work with my minimalist vocabulary. Once they were on people who began walking around, I could not help but start telling stories.