Lorena Salcedo-Watson
My artwork derives from a fascination with human anatomy, botany and entomology. I am interested in exploring our relationship to the world as a part of an open, living system, embracing ambiguities in nature’s architecture. My imagery relates to natural phases in biological developments; particularly in plant forms, insects, and perceptions and experiences of the human body. Through my work I interpret aspects of nature; filtering through personal experience, observation and imagination. Contextual spaces within my imagery range from topographical views to internal cross-sections. I want to evoke unconscious associations with the natural world, pulling the viewer into ambiguously familiar terrain, eliciting aspects of nature which can be visually seductive as well as disturbing.