This project aims to moult off layers of façade and persona, to form a safe cocoon with space to grow into. These masks are both utilitarian and performance. By replacing aspects of your body with a prosthetic, you get the chance to become a... More
My thesis, Moulting, is a series of latex body masks and photographs of me—the artist—wearing them.
Moulting is a visual and physical embodiment of the intangible ephemeral experience of masking. Masking oneself to survive and thrive as a learned... More
These moults are also Covid-19 masks. With the mandatory mask laws and newly formed mask culture an omnipresent part of global life, there is something very refreshing about not having to perform facial expressions, even something simple like... More
Moulting is the act of shedding an exoskeleton, but I wonder if that can be taken a step further. Can one shed memories, feelings, traumas?
Through body casting, I have exfoliated the shared bond of profound mutual personal experience from my... More
The artist/designer has identified that you are about to see work that may be troubling to some.
“Using latex and body casting to form second skin shells, I have created moults of lived experience. Drawing on memory, this work becomes an allegory situated during the Covid-19 pandemic of a broader...”