strangers

a personal project exploring the themes of strangers, boundaries, and how other people's perceptions of us define who we are.

book of strangers

the book of strangers. this series of collages highlight the notion that one person's loved ones are another person's strangers.

book of strangers

book of strangers

other people's strangers

the images have been used to create a poem book called 'other people's strangers'. the book has been bound using a blanket stitch with exposed spine.

other people's strangers

are we in control of how we are perceived and can we forge our own boundaries that determine who we let in and who we keep at a distance? We can define ourselves in many ways, sister, brother, friend. but the words we use to define ourselves depend on how we are perceived by other people. if we are to define ourselves based on the perceptions of others then ultimately we are 99.9999972079 % stranger.

99% stranger

99% stranger

99% stranger

99% stranger