Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Amy Stein- "Domesticated" series

This is cool: Domesticated
from her website: "My photographs serve as modern dioramas of our new natural history. Within these scenes I explore our paradoxical relationship with the "wild" and how our conflicting impulses continue to evolve and alter the behavior of both humans and animals. We at once seek connection with the mystery and freedom of the natural world, yet we continually strive to tame the wild around us and compulsively control the wild within our own nature. Within my work I examine the primal issues of comfort and fear, dependence and determination, submission and dominance that play out in the physical and psychological encounters between man and the natural world. Increasingly, these encounters take place within the artificial ecotones we have constructed that act as both passage and barrier between domestic space and the wild."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow is all I can say. I've looked at it again and again already, and plan to do so, well, again.

Thanks for sharing. I appreciate your interest in other art forms.