Project: Bodyscapes

This is a long term project I have been working on that involves exploring the human form as landscape. Through abstraction and gesture I have been trying to create compositions that imitate terrestrial and organic formations. Originally the project was meant for a B&W presentation in order to create a psychological viewing space that remained more anonymous, but I’ve been experimenting with color compositions to see if they retain the same quality of presence. I’m still undecided about how the color versions fit in with my project, but I will continue to share them alongside the B&W compositions until i’ve decided their fate.   I have purposefully refrained from showing a persons entire face in this project, especially the eyes,  because I find that a persons individuality commands its own attention and overpowers the visual language I’m trying to explore in this project.