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Portrait Photograph "breathe to heave" | Artist Renat Renee-Ell | Jose Art Gallery
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breathe to heave

Breathe to heave series The project reveals the state of detachment and alienation by means of metaphor. The metamorphosis into a fish is the materialization of repressed experiences, with a chance to influence anything, the meaninglessness of existence. I wanted to express subconscious emotion and mix reality with a bizarre combination of objects to reflect a dreamlike state. Vika (the model) turning into a fish carries in itself a reference to “The Metamorphosis,” a novella written in 1915 by Franz Kafka. Franz Kafka is one of my favorite authors, whose writing provides connection and resonates deeply with me. It was easy for me to draw inspiration from his works. To some extent, my series can be considered a tribute to “The Metamorphosis.”

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Size:   48 W x 32 H x 0.1 D   cm
Year of creation: 2018
Genre: Story
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From Renat Renee-Ell , Russia
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