Latex and acrylic paint, wood, plastic
Without the usual covering or protection, undisguised, blatant, in an unclothed state, flesh-colored.
Remnant is a series of acrylic paintings that explores the material nature of paint and its relation to the human body. This work subverts the traditions of painting and allows it to function in a new, modern space where paint no longer only exists as a medium for making paintings, but as an object for interpreting the human figure in a tactile realm. By creating sculptural forms from acrylic skins, the artwork further stretches the medium to an altered physicality. The fleshiness of the sculptural paintings evokes the presence of the body, particularly a more feminine body – through the gentleness of the marks and the sensuality and thickness of the paint. As the paint wrinkles and folds in on itself, it mimics the contours and uniqueness of the feminine form.
Remnant reduces the language of painting to its simplest form, stripping away symbolism to leave bare phenomenological relation to material and body.