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Process diary

Sophie Heron


Artwork title
Vitam et mortem
HSC year
Expressive form
Artist’s statement

Death is raw and confronting in thought yet fragile and tranquil in perception. In my body of work it is represented by the fragile forms of birds and rabbits. I represent the subject through a wide exploration of media, so the contradictions of death can be visually understood, as it is through art one is able to capture new life and beauty after death. My work leads the audience to question the fleeting moment of death as they examine the delicacy, vulnerability and allure of departure from life.

Influencing artists:
John Olsen
Frank Hodgkinson
Jean-Baptiste Oudry