This piece encourages people in society to think about the relationship between makeup and a female. Makeup is an essential element for a woman in the community. It makes a woman prettier than in a natural mode. A question has always haunted me: if women control makeup as an additional tool to make one more stunning, or the makeup controls women and takes over a woman's natural beauty. In these series pieces, a model in the image is wearing full virtual makeup projected by a projector and different accessories. She stares at the outer world full of fear, uncertainty, and discomfort in the three cold-tone images. Then, the image turns into a warm tone, and the model's emotion turns to confidence, pleasure, and optimism. It is a spiritual process of the model, and it may also be a process for every woman.
Ephesians 6:10-20 mainly demonstrated people fighting against the rulers and authorities to gain freedom. As a female artist, I would love to express how I acquire freedom and equality from a female's perspective in society. I used to resist doing makeup when I grew up. Every time I put makeup on my face, I feel that my face skin cannot breathe, which impacts my mental health. Admittedly, makeup is essential for every woman in society, and it embellishes women for sure, while I rejected the feeling that I put makeup on my face. So my inner world started to fight with the outer world severely. I spent five years figuring out "the war," and I realized that I was not fighting with the external world, starting from the beginning. On the contrary, I kept fighting with myself. Once I compromise with myself, there is no war between me and the outer world.
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