There is no silence.The expectations are loud and encompassing, so much noise. The blackness is ever-present I am running faster and pushing harder but it is all never enough. That unattainable perfection is the centre and I am the periphery. It oozes from my core and I am aware that I have failed.
I am, we are, as we have always been. For all of our shade and light, for what lies behind and all that lies before us.
This was created in 2009 for a final photography assessment piece at Uni. It was taken not long before my husband & I separated. The brief, from memory was just to take a self portrait.
words, concept, dreadful make up and hair: Me. Lighting and camera set up, also me, but technically my ex husband took the photo for me as I couldn’t figure out the timer, shutter click: him, post production- editing: Me in 2015