Vanitas

“Vanitas (noun) – a symbolic work of art showing the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death, often contrasting symbols of wealth and symbols of ephemerality and death.”

With the planetary reach of mankind and the mounting urgency of the climate change crisis, our fragile position in the cosmos has never been more obvious at a species level. The ‘Vanitas’ series is a collaboration with nature herself to produce unique individual pieces of art using the Gayatype process developed by the artist. Exploring the environmental impact of manmade objects and infrastructure from a viewpoint where the ephemerality of life has caught up with homo sapiens.