The Big Eyed Collagist's submission for Meural, The art of Love, Digital Exhibition
Artwork 1: The Mad Hopes I
Artwork 2: The Mad Hopes II
Artwork 3: The Mad Hopes III
Artist Statement: My practice as a Scenographer allows me to constantly indulge in narratives and story-telling, the basis to every thematic exercise. I began working with digital montages in the beginning of 2016, applying the same knowledge of building narratives, only in a two-dimensional space creating provocative juxtapositions in single yet powerful frames. The Big Eyed Collagist is not just a mere stage name, it is an indeterminable identity to contradict the gender biased society, almost a rebellion. My figures are dressed androgynously to transcend any gender expectations and stigmas attached to a specific gender. My work attempts to bridge the distinction between a man and a woman, through the way we dress/look, as a satirical, pun-intended notion of portraying the very sad, abusive state of women, all across the globe. These are the themes I like to work with.