IN THE SHADES OF WHERE WE FEEL, I aimed to visualize how everyone experiences emotions differently. I asked my partner and myself questions about, quite literally, how we experience our feelings. We spoke honestly about where we experience certain emotions, which color they were to us, and where we felt them.

We then painted every emotion we could think of on each other’s body in the corresponding places. Afterward, I turned this into a book in which I combined the photos I made with a poem that I wrote about the moment, which later felt like a performance piece we played out privately. This project started my investigation towards creating intimate, queer art with my partner.
December 2020

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