The idealized female image is strongly imposed upon us. At the same time, we, as humans, are imbued with an equally strong need to belong. This series is about women’s preoccupation with image—the striving to meet an unrealistic standard, to conform to an ideal, or, sometimes, to challenge it.
My night photography captures the both the neon brightness and the sometimes foreboding darkness of nocturnal life, especially in big cities. The images depict lights capes from cities around the world, including L.A.
Dont Bring Me No Rocking Chair
For my series, ‘Don’t bring me no Rocking Chair’, I have combined photographs of an aging body with elements from the natural world, highlighting the connectedness that all living things possess and the inevitability of ‘returning to the earth’.
Mysterious Encounters With The Natural World
This essay will take my lifetime to complete. Like stills from a movie, the images render the cycle of creation, growth, chaos, death and rebirth. Prints are 24 X 30 or 30 X 40 inch fiber-based, silver halide, struck from 8 X 10 sheet film. No digital steps of any kind were employed.