this person does not exist 

2021

Sint Lucas Antwerp

 

This project began from my existing research into the body. I started to investigate objectification by merging the human body with objects. This interest in common objects developed, I found the combination of the sexual with the domestic interesting. Thus the domestic became a theme in my research pieces, where I mix mundanity with the erotic.

My drawings and sculptures often show incomplete bodies. As a result of objectification we are more likely to identify a woman from a body part, whereas we only recognise man if shown the whole person.

 

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forniphilia 

2020

plaster and found object

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La Pieta 

2021

Oil & acrylic paint on found objects, with scissors

To investigate the flesh that fascinates me, I looked then at meat, often sexualised in a similar way to women, to make the consumer feel good about eating it.With polyurethane I was able to make multiple plastic chickens, referencing commodity and consumption. I display them as if on a rotisserie and accompany them with a menu, which ironically gives them personalities, based on those of a sex robot, named Roxxxy.

KutKip (detail)

2021

Polyurethane and steel

Tactile drawings (below)

2020

mixed media

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