18 Aug to 9 Sep 2017
Themes of transformation and mortality are centre stage in the images of “Metamorphosis”. Naked bodies are presented as tangled and anonymous forms on the verge of consciousness. The compressed skin of the figures is fleshy, stretched and dimpled, vulnerable to age and decay. These haunting compositions of merging flesh represent the changeable and unstable nature of the body.
Hudson’s art practice explores her own corporeality through photography and mixed media. She is interested in the human condition, and investigates this through unsettling fine art nude composites. Her printed works are often overpainted with acrylic paint and encaustic wax, lending them an ethereal, nostalgic quality.