onehundredandsixtytwo, 2015

onhundredandsixtytwo, 2015, Series of six A4 Cyanotypes, on Somerset paper.

 

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(L-R) Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse

 

Each cyanotype has an illustration of a celebrities death certificate; hand-drawn by myself. Cyanotypes, also known as blueprints, are made as a plan; in technical drawing they are often associated with architecture. I have used it in the context of the 27 club, to suggest the connotation that the celebrities death’s were planned; Their death’s were unstoppable, it was already written into their lives.

The 27 club is a label given to the unusual amount of celebrities that have died at the age of 27, I have chosen just six from the list; the ones considered the most famous. I am hoping to continue this series in the future.

 

Individual Prints:

 

All photo’s are my own.

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