Arsenic Visuals: Dreamscape

"The subjects of my screenplays and the subjects of my photography don't often intersect as much as I thought they would.... but this time however, I found a rare crossroads between the two, which came in the form of interaction with one's own subconscious explored thematically throughout the narrative.


This came about after reflecting on many of the scripts I'd written in the past, trying to find unintentional common themes between them as a way of better understanding my own narrative voice.  What I found was that just about everything I'd written was some form of introspective personal drama, with elements of the inner-consciousness of characters manifesting as physical elements of the story in some way.. So the next logical phase was to embrace it and find a way to bring it into my photography as well.  "How?" you might ask.  

Well, with traditional lingerie blended with personal introspection of course.


 So what did we come up with?  

Two distinct narratives being explored via two distinct types of film.  The first narrative is told in Colour, and follows the story of a young woman who returns to her hotel room and enters into a hyper-realistic lucid dream.  The second narrative is told in Black & White, and is the dream itself, where the character's thoughts and emotions begin to take on a physical form as she explores the depths of her fantasy...."