Just a woman enduring a transformation she never wished for. She did not wake up changed, she was awake through it all. Suffering. Not comprehending. Losing sight. Regaining it, differently. A nightmare. Turned into a monster. But can you still love her ? Can you still desire her ? I can.
Model: Ludivine Meulemans
Concept: Ludovic Sirtaine
Face sculpting: David Demazy
Inspired by the book "Perdido Street Station" by China Mieville, I tried to put myself in the place of the main character, in a love relationship with a woman who has the face of an insect.
My goal was to try and represent that woman the way I see her, and make you fall in love with her... Showing her Metamorphosis from the status of a normal, beautiful woman, to the one of a strange hybrid, maybe even more charming than before... beyond differences, beyond everything that is considered "standard", there is still place for amazement, for sensuality, for admiration, love,...