EROGENOUS GROWTH

Erogenous Growth is a variable edition of 20, each print has a unique combination of colours. It’s a relief print with a watercoloured background. The image of a hairy girl in the middle of an exotic jungle reflects on fetishisation of the female body, of body hair (or lack of it) and of race: why would we think of someone as exotic?

In this exuberant jungle, surrounded by turgent towering plants, breathing the humidity of the air and feeling the snake crawling against her skin, its nature’s abundant fertility making everything blossom, so much so that something is found hidden in a damp hairy corner of her skin: she curiously examines what this could possibly be…

From this image developed the painting Brotó.