Made between 1982 and 1985, in the years following the birth of my first child, this series of collages explores the complex and frightening world a child enters at birth. The use of the panorama format suggests an all-embracing “natural” landscape, but these environments are as tense and uncomfortable as they are nurturing.
Original C-prints—made from copy negatives of the
original collages—are approximately 5 feet wide.
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