Photo Credit: Collin Bowling
Part of an installation based on the verb: To Augment relating to the largely feminine practices of hair and nail extension and the use of prosthetics to enlarge and augment the female body, in line with cultural ideals and expectations. Inspiration for these pieces came initially from the notion of women using parts of other women, for example, hair, to enhance their own feminine appearance.
38.1cm x 22.9cm x 22.9cm
Taxidermy; parrot, rooster, pheasant and marrabou feathers, lamp stand, paint.