gloss

precious (gloss series)- a pair of lips with 22kt gold liptstick

precious 2009-2013, 24 karat gold, lipstick compound 930 x 1290mm, photography by Terence Bogue

flow (gloss series) - features a series of images showing gold plated drops dripping from the finger or hand
flow (gloss series) - features a series of images showing gold plated drops dripping from the finger or hand, this image is of a blob being squashed between thumb and forefinger
flow (gloss series) - features a series of images showing gold plated drops dripping from the finger or hand
flow (gloss series) - features a series of images showing gold plated drops dripping from the finger or hand
flow (gloss series) - features a series of images showing gold plated drops dripping from the finger or hand, this image is of gold plated mucus being stretched between thumb and forefinger

flow 2013, 22kt gold leaf, plastic, digital giclée prints (x8), 210 x 295mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs

vestige (from gloss series) - feet with gold plated toes
vestige (from gloss series) - washing the feet with gold plated toes
currency (gloss series) - an over sized gold plated ring stone set with a chocolate Euro coin

currency 2013, 22kt gold leaf, plastic, giclée print 420 x 315mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs

gloss is a monochromatic response to idealised concepts of preciousness and beauty, using sculpture, photography and lustre to highlight an alternate view of inherent value and worth.  This series documents alchemical propositions within an intimate landscape, suggesting ways the body can be affected using superficial embellishment.

vestige 2013, gold paint, giclée prints, 420 x 550mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs