About

About

Photo by Kay Baier

Photo by Kay Baier

 

Melanie Vera

In my work I am abstracting human forms to explore where the essence of humanity lies. I am separating the physical and physiological aspects of what makes us human to ask if they are dependent upon each other or if they can stand alone. Where does the line separating the body from the psyche lie? Our bodies are easily taken for granted and overlooked as a mundane part of life. By solely looking at the physical aspects of being human, viewers will see their body as merely an object and contemplate what this means in the grand scheme of things.