Nature Extends

Date: July 4, 2011 Category:

About the collection

Inspiration comes from observing the exceptional and thinking about all the current possibilities to alter bodies. Working on verticality, Jan Taminiau emphasizes vulnerability, by an extension of nature, with a different vision of the real world.

“With her timber legs, she moves slowly through the wood. She is innerly strong, walking with her head up, proud of herself. Her skin is peeled, ruptured, scrubbed and full with scratches. Her gown is torn apart by the bushes of the wood. But every nail on her skin is set one by one. She survives and shows her inner self with grace.”