After a serious car accident, my body, physically affected, naturally became a tool for studying the reality. I’m stitching painful performative process in colorful sweet aesthetics, taken from the visual code of the beauty industry, to tell about the oppression of feminine body.
In the modern world, Beauty is god. A deity that requires frequent sacrifice. I’m covering my body in wax to become a votive figure, to beseech the deity to make me beautiful.
The cult of Beauty spreads through virtual reality, gaining millions of followers. For many, the depiction of appealing body becomes the only pursuit, a commodity to monetized in unprecedented way.
From earliest times, people use wax, as medium with unique ability to simulate the feel of human flesh, to create lifelike reproductions of man. Votives are offerings given to gain healing, protection or give thanks, placed in worship’s places