Freaks
A series of drawings of special people. A lot of them are based on photographs of artists who performed at the circusses at the beginning of the last century. They show the so called Freaks in all their power and beauty. They have recreated themselves and made their deviance of the norm into their strength. This series is about respect: for yourself, the others and life itself.
Een serie getekende portretten van bijzondere mensen. Veelal gebaseerd op foto’s van circusartiesten die begin vorige eeuw optraden, tonen deze portretten de zogenaamde Freaks in al hun kracht en schoonheid. Zij hebben zichzelf herschapen en van hun afwijking van de norm hun kracht gemaakt. De serie gaat over respect: voor jezelf, anderen en het leven.
Mother Earth Serpentina, the boneless girl Major Mite Brother Jules & James Mortimer Miss Sophia Schultz The Yogi Masters, strongmen Myrtle Corbin, 4-legged girl Bebe, the Flying Mermaid Centaur Eddie Masher, Skeleton man Eli Bowen, Strongman Jolly Irene, Fat Lady Mary & Arietta, Siamese Twins O'Connor, Smoking Armless Girl Princess Lucy Fisher Snake, Cotortionist Torsoboy (in cape) Torsoboy Violetta, Rump Lady William Huighton, the Hunter