New York City has been romanticised by lyrics, cinema and poetry that re-posts and captions will keep alive for all of social media’s eternity, even if the attributed are perpetually rolling over in their graves with every double tap of Instagram’s beating heart.
A study in form with sentiments of touch, fragments of a fuller picture and the varying perspectives of a non existent distance.
This dream-like pastiche of nostalgia explores the very influences that shaped Sarah Ellen’s own sway with the world.
“As for hearing, the sloth is not so much deaf as uninterested in sound.” Yann Martel - ‘Life of Pi’.
A story that considers the influence of the Elizabethan period on popular culture and fashion, not without a modern gaze and a gentle nod to it's various cinematic interpretations.
In questions of art and commerce, the words of 17th century French philosopher, Joseph Joubert still ring true: “Ask the young, they know everything”.
We are, as Australians, intrepid by nature. Our location fuels our wanderlust, forcing our creative industries to be bold, to be heard. Our cultural isolation lending innovation and leading to world-class equivalence.
The esoteric nature of how we consume information today has obliterated the singularity of the beauty code.
An unlikely assortment of household consumables, vivid in colour and varied in form, bring sentiments of what is past into a narrative of now.