Opulence, Violence and Loss, video 2016

commissioned by Claire Barrow for her A/W16 presentation 'The Retro-Spective' at the ICA.

‘Medusa loves her life beside the ocean and her ravishing looks bring her many suitors. But when she is raped by Poseidon in Athena’s temple, the enraged goddess transforms Medusa’s beautiful hair into serpents and makes her face so terrifying that the mere sight of it turns onlookers to stone. Betrayed and violated, Medusa is left desolate.’