Eme 'Peaches'

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Eme 'Peaches'

800.00

2016 and ongoing, silver ink screenprint on paper, 500 x 685mm,

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EME is a Sydney-based artist, born in Bataan, Philippines. Their practice primarily involves photography, collage, drawings and screen-printing concerning personal and political issues.They are currently studying a B. Visual Arts at Sydney College of Art.

Peaches is an ongoing portrait series of queer people of colour executed through the use of black and white film photography and then screen-printed using silver ink. The series asks us to consider the representation of queer people of colour more broadly: their underrepresentation in the media and experiences of invisibility and discrimination. The colour silver acts as a vehicle to signify the invisibility and negation of identity which is felt. It also shows an undeniable beauty that resonates with each portrait, and each subject is posed in a stance of strength with a powerful gaze. By reaching out to individuals, EME was able to connect with them personally, creating a support-network and safe space of friendship; ultimately connecting everyone with each other at a dinner event on the 5th of November, 2016.

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