Tag: family

Conclusion – New Life

Conclusion – New Life

First I was melancholic, then I was sad, then I found some way to express myself. I was baffled as I didn't understand what I was up to. I called the pieces Untitled and moved on. Making the pieces made me feel in tune with myself and I got inspired and my energy came back. … Continue reading Conclusion – New Life

Coming out of the Dark

Coming out of the Dark

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. In this picture, Coming out of the … Continue reading Coming out of the Dark

Ode to a loved soul

Ode to a loved soul

I can feel your energy My father was my mentor, the one who really shaped my perspective about life, love and all things abstract. He was also a friend who whom I could debate and learn from life's many lessons. He's given me ambition, thought me how to think out of the box and follow … Continue reading Ode to a loved soul

Connecting Energies

Connecting Energies

The second year of my father's passing away is fast approaching. This is bringing a whole new set on unknown emotions to the surface which I am trying to process. Am I feeling melancholic? Am I at peace with his death? I know that I miss him and try to fit his presence in my … Continue reading Connecting Energies

A Visual Poem

A Visual Poem

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. The second year of my father’s passing … Continue reading A Visual Poem

TWILIGHT : HOPE : UNDERWATER (2012)

I come from a tiny island country in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and since I was a child have always felt to be more in my element in the sea than on land. So being pregnant and not allowed to travel to the sea was particularly hard for me. Until now. Last weekend … Continue reading TWILIGHT : HOPE : UNDERWATER (2012)

7/9 months to change

7/9 months to change

I've been going through a difficult pregnancy and have been stuck at home for a while now. Since I am usually a very active, outgoing and sociable person this has been very hard for me. Although I love being pregnant and 'interacting' with baby, I feel as though I've lost who I was before, like … Continue reading 7/9 months to change

Similarities: Grandparents, siblings and son from Malta / Rochester, Minnesota

A MALTESE FAMILY: Grandparents, siblings and son A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the SIMILARITIES series, I investigate methods to show physical alikeness between faces in a simple and visual way. Grandmother and Mother Grandmother and Mother smiling Brother and Sister Mother and Son I … Continue reading Similarities: Grandparents, siblings and son from Malta / Rochester, Minnesota

Anxiety (Insomnia)

Anxiety (Insomnia)

I'm in a state of big changes and this shows especially at night. I cannot sleep, and when I do, my dreams are very vivid and scary. I wake up every morning feeling tired and lost... what's happening to me? Will I be a bad mother? Why am I running away all the time? Why … Continue reading Anxiety (Insomnia)

Similarities: A family based in Barcelona

Father and Son Brother and Sister Mother and Daughter This set is called: Similarities: A family based in Barcelona As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and … Continue reading Similarities: A family based in Barcelona

Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid

Rosa and Pilar This set is called: Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed on to their offspring, I focus … Continue reading Similarities: Two Sisters from Madrid

Similarities: A Family from the Virgin Islands

Similarities: A Family from the Virgin Islands

Brother and Sister This set is called: A Family from the Virgin Islands As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. Mother and Daughter, smiling Mother and Daughter Brother and Sister, smiling As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they … Continue reading Similarities: A Family from the Virgin Islands

Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Two Brothers: John and Frank This set is called: Two Brothers from Malta As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed on to their offspring, I … Continue reading Similarities: Two Brothers from Surrey, England and Malta

Similarities: a mother and her two daughters from Canada

Similarities: a mother and her two daughters from Canada

A Mother and her two daughters A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the SIMILARITIES series, I investigate methods to show physical alikeness between faces in a simple and visual way. Mother and Daughter I Mother and Daughter II Sisters NB: the photos themselves have not … Continue reading Similarities: a mother and her two daughters from Canada

Similarities: a grandmother and her two daughters from Canada

Similarities: a grandmother and her two daughters from Canada

AN INTERNATIONAL FAMILY living in Malta/Canada: Grandmother and her two daughters A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the SIMILARITIES series, I investigate methods to show physical alikeness between faces in a simple and visual way. Grandmother and Daughter I Grandmother and Daughter II Grandmother … Continue reading Similarities: a grandmother and her two daughters from Canada

Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

  This set is called: A Mother and Her Daughter As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. A Mother and Her Daughter: Dulce and Clara As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed … Continue reading Similarities: A Mother and Her Daughter from Barcelona

Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Two Brothers: Pepe and Patro This set is called:Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. Two Brothers: Pepe and Patro smiling   As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents … Continue reading Similarities: Two Brothers from Albacete, Spain

Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

Mother and Son: Encarnación and Ceferino This set is called: A Grandmother and her Son from Ponferrada, León, Spain As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and … Continue reading Similarities: a grandmother and her son from Ponferrada, León, Spain

the Merged photo series: ‘Related II’ a mother and daughter from Scotland

This is new work based on a mother and daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland. _You probably know Jeni, from the Mithing and  Rhizomes and Joy blogs as an intellectual artist and a past subject of my Portraits in the Dark series an collaborator in What Juan Saw When He Looked Into The Bin installation. In this … Continue reading the Merged photo series: ‘Related II’ a mother and daughter from Scotland

Similarities: A Mother and Daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland

Similarities: A Mother and Daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland

Mother and Daughter: Rosemary and Jeni This set is called: A Mother and Daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland As part of the series: Similarities: An Investigation on Hereditary Alikeness which goes beyond generations, age and gender. As part of an ongoing investigation on hereditary genes and the way they are received from parents and passed on … Continue reading Similarities: A Mother and Daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland

Similarities: A family from Barcelona

A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In Continuation with my last post Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter, I studied the similarities between the whole family as a set. The similarities between all is bewitching (as can be seen in the sharp areas of the photos, such as in … Continue reading Similarities: A family from Barcelona

Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter from Barcelona

A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the thinking process behind the Merged series, I investigate methods to show physical similarities and differences between faces in a simple and visual way. Here I study the facial features of a mother and her two children. I … Continue reading Similarities: Mother, Son and Daughter from Barcelona

Merged: Related

As an offshoot from my Merged Series, I am creating a new series which is called Related. The basic idea is the same, i.e. merging different faces together, but the concept here is different. This isn't a study on races and where we originally came from, this is shorter term and more direct: the similarities … Continue reading Merged: Related

A dance in the dark: a series of self portraits

A dance in the dark: a series of self portraits

A series of melancholic and intimate self portraits of me at home exploring various deeply personal and important subjects whilst experimenting with light.. What does each location represent? The symbols are clear, the future is not..  

Whilst He Was Sleeping

Whilst He Was Sleeping

A set of introspective self portraits depicting the loneliness and doubt associated with the artist's struggle to make the decision.. Light versus dark, stability versus the unknown, reason versus the emotional and intuitive.