‘#?@&*$!’ exhibits a series of stylized portraits inspired by 1960’s exploitation films, cartoons & the dark feminine. Rage, chaos, transformation, expletives, and violence – a side of femininity that has been suppressed by modern patriarchal standards, shamed and deemed, ‘unladylike’ – the divine feminine as a stick of dynamite and a bag of cash.
I began shooting photos in my early teens in Los Angeles, storytelling through a still image while exploring the themes of visual satire and sexual duality. My world is driven by the semiotics of composition and design. A vision of black & white – graphic and fictional.