"You watched them sewing you up - hope with his needle and thread - knowing that all you really needed of yourself was the part they would not let you keep."
I've been pining for a trip to the seashore and this past week I awoke at the wee hours of the foggy morning to work on a self-portrait that has been burning a hole in my brain and journal for some time now. As I was in the midst of working on my self-portrait, my dress tore and shortly after I noticed a butterfly had washed up on the shore. I decided to take a creative turn in the other direction and made this self-portrait…
Hope © Brandy Trigueros 2013
Here's a teeny-tiny (low-res) animated clip I created from some of the outtake images.