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Ultraviolet project experiment

In early 2008, I posted an ad in Backstage Magazine asking women to pose for free (no nudity required, female artist.) I made the images in my kitchen in Greenpoint using Polaroid Type 55. In the end, I felt the images did not work. 10 years later I found the polaroids in a box slowly fading - their technology long gone.

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Still-life project experiment

After Ultraviolet Beauties, I spent a lot of time thinking about skin – specifically how make-up both sits on the surface of our skin and penetrates it – sometimes even entering our blood stream. And also the smaller scale tools of beauty. Only a few images remain from that work, as both my Mac Book pro and hard drive failed not long afterward.

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Beauty goggles

After making Singular Beauty, three NY cosmetic doctors hired me to do commercial jobs. At one I came across these goggles – I was not supposed to photograph them – but I found them to be beautiful. Recently lasers have become widely available as home beauty products.

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Journal work

I have kept almost every journal I have ever owned, starting at age 10. Some only have a few entries, some are focused on my art. Many are filled with my attempts to deal with “things.” I am currently working on a new project where I have been revisiting them.

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