Untitled (butterfly)

Untitled (butterfly), plywood, 1.47 x 0.8 x 1.65m, 2006
Untitled (butterfly), plywood, 1.47 x 0.8 x 1.65m, 2006

2006, plywood, 1.47 x 0.8 x 1.65m.

With an ongoing interest in how society dictates and defines how women will live and how they will look while doing so. I started comparing what society thinks it’s creating with what is actually being produced. I was interested in how women are taking back control/power through research into femme fatale, female strength and female monsters.

The resulting works where Untitled (butterfly) and the Phalaenopsis, Hybrid, City Girl series.

Untitled (butterfly) is a surreally enlarged object, drawing on what a butterfly represents; fragility, short-lived beauty. This enlarged plywood replica of a child’s model, evokes the uncanny and monstrous.

JustineWalkerButterflyInstall
Installation view of Untitled (Butterfly) with Phalaenopsis, Hydrid, City Girl

 

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