Across Space and Time

This series is about people from different cultures around the world, from different chronologies. During my world travels since 2006, I’ve thought a lot about how ones place and time of birth makes such a difference in who we are, the advantages and disadvantages that comes with where and when we are placed on this earth.

In Cambodia I saw small girls who will probably never leave their small village as there is no school and therefore limited educational opportunities. I created a four part painting showing the girls with their traditional clothing and then switched clothes: one having school dress, one having western clothes.