WIP: The Undersea

25 Jan 2016

The Undersea is a series of collages, animation and soft sculpture that portray scenes from a fantastical narrative that aims to discuss themes regarding Society, Dystopia and the Environment.

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The Undersea (Work in progress)
Installation shot

Saliva Bubble
Saliva Bubble
Watercolour and ink on paper, Glitter glue

Kali is the last child born into a climate of ecological disaster and environmental ruin.

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The Lung Tree
Watercolour and ink on paper

“Trees like lungs filling with air…”

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The Womb Legs
Watercolour and ink on paper, Glitter Glue

“We are two-legged wombs, that’s all: sacred vessels, ambulatory chalices”

Kali

Using the city’s remaining resources, people send out a flight mission to undiscovered lands, seeking a new habitat. Kali is enlisted on the mission as humanity’s beacon and symbol of hope.

Racial Neutral
The Racial Neutral State of Atlantis: A Japanese – Scandinavian Venture
Watercolour and ink on paper

She is rescued by an under-sea civilisation. There she uncovers truths about humanity’s fall and enters an abstract, philosophical discourse with the enlightened yet estranged beings about the rise and fall of modern civilisation.

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The Information Cloud (icloud)
Green scour pads, Supersoft toy filling, Twine