At one point or another, we all believe something that isn’t true. It’s only the extent that differs. Primarily through paintings, I explore the theme of delusion, of living in a fantasy, in a world where things make just enough sense that it’s almost believable. Seeing everything through rose-tinted glasses can be easy. Why do we do this? What happens when we take them off?
In an Ideal World represents what it means to be living in ignorant bliss. Using wood as a canvas not only serves as a repurposing of material, but also a rejuvenation of life, emphasised through giving the flowers autonomy. I am interested in false narratives, in creating a dystopian society that incorporates parts of ‘normal’ life.
What is believed to be true is not always a reflection of reality. I want to highlight how it is important to see things as they actually are.
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