Left: Tiffany Parbs , extension, 2008, Hair, digital print. Photo by Terence Bogue
Right: Tiffany Parbs, bake, 2008, sunburn, digital print. Photo by Terence Bogue
Cosmetic explores the way cosmetic surgery nullifies distinguishing marks, creating new social and cultural monikers for an individual; a false constructed memory that belies the natural journey skin experiences through time and environment. The work developed as part of this series is ephemeral, challenging the permanence of a surgical presence on the skin.
6 March – 2 May at Craft ACT in Gallery 1.