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The Rebellion of Man
Light controls the way we see the world around us. This becomes a perfect illustration for the “light” referred to in the gospel of Jesus who died to give humanity a new light of truth. In this series titled Redemption, I explored viewing my own reflection using harsh lighting looking through different colors of sheer fabric representing different states of heart.
In The Rebellion of Man, the figure is seen through black sheer fabric. The expression is arrogant and there is no hint of shame staring into the light. Wisps of hair caught in the light resemble a halo reminiscent of classical Christian art suggesting the figure’s godlike perspective of himself. The eyes are darkened and void suggesting the figure’s inability to see light of his own accord.
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