Fomme Series

2007-2009

I invented the word fomme, a contraction of the French words femme (woman) and homme (man). It replaces the word Homme (Man) to designate an individual of the human species. Fomme equally represents woman or man or transgender.

In this series I developed a language whereby marks were created by the removal or “subtraction” of paint.  Symbolically, pruning away this surface reveals the essence of my subject, it being the human nature of fomme.


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