Artist Miranda Forrester practice which explores the black female gaze in painting, relating to addressing the invisibility of black womxn in the western history of art and representing these lives and experiences from an authentic perspective. In this video she brings us into her studio for an up close look at her go to colours talking about their different characteristics such as tonal values, transparency levels and why they're essentail to her painting practice. Enjoy!
Artist Miranda Forrester portrays queer womxn with an unveiling intimacy whilst subverting the traditional tropes of the male gaze. Exploring the domestic environments for LGBTIQA+ people, her paintings capture insular moments surrounded by comfort through lounging gestures, slouching plants and enticing spaciousness. We spoke to Miranda all about her painting process, the history of female representation throughout art history and how the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the contemporary art world.
Read our exclusive interview with Miranda on her work and female representation throughout art history here.