We are all complex clusters of atoms suspended on a background of a deep black void in the vacuum of space inside a vast universe. All of our precious lives exist in a paradox duality of harmony and chaos, light and dark; immersed in a reality dictated by choices through infinite possibilities while enclosed in our vessel covered in skin. Our unique experiences, perceptions and identities all contain beyond what is visible to the human eye. We often have to be reminded to look further than what is presented to us in order to establish deeper understanding and empathically connect with humanity.
Beyond the Skin is art targeting the consciousness which provokes the viewer to question their preconceived notions and challenges their own conception of identity. Rather than representations of the subjects inside them, these photographs are creations and stories intended to ask more questions than they answer. They aspire for an emotional reaction and insight into the self rather than the subject in the picture.
I invite you into the unique and mysterious perfection of the human vessel suspended in the black void, beyond the skin, into the silent stillness of the beautiful unknown.