The first series of self-portraits that I ever created was a series called ‘Circus Ghosts‘ back in 2009. The series was inspired by a cast of imaginary circus/freak show characters. Here are some rarely seen photos from the original series to celebrate tonight’s premiere of American Horror Story: Freakshow, one of the only artistically brilliant pieces of television, in my opinion.
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The images in this series were created by photographing the rapidly moving reflections of a large fire on river water. In these reflections, unique patterns appeared as quickly as they vanished, leaving behind compositions which present as surreal landscapes, abstracted portraits, and anthropomorphic figures. In addition to my love of both fire and water, I embarked upon this series with a perspective rooted in mythology and a fascination with the occult significance of fire. One of the earliest forms of […]
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