Thursday, 24 June 2010
Under the name 'Fin City' comes a collection for my final project at University. The main project titled: 'Genetic Conurbation', was based on a trip Hong Kong, I wanted to illustrate the intense and disparate qualities of life within cities. Drawing into contrast, and creating a juxtaposition of imagery, where organic life survives in one of the most densely populated cities on the planet, my work plays on the irony of life. Looking at such intense man-made architecture and primarily sourcing imagery from the inner street markets within Hong Kong, fish meets city in this juxtaposition of life beneath the metropolis. This selection of samples were digitally printed onto silk and crepe de chine, directly from scanned paintings.