A collage of photography and drawing, made physically and edited digitally. Most of my work involves combining obscure imagery from pop culture with my own photos and drawings to create a new message and show the imagery in an unfamiliar way.
Part of the work's theme and title is about how we are given new bodies once we arrive in Heaven, or our Body B. After becoming saved, we are reborn in Christ spiritually though our bodies remain the same, hence a Body A Rebirth. Even if our Earthly body is damaged, our spirit is what is important and it can remain strong through God's word and we will be given a perfect body in eternity as a reward.
Using robotic legs and a chest for the body of the main figure was a more literal take on wearing armor, but I was trying to convey the sturdiness and preparedness the figure has now that they are standing strong in the lord. This is further emphasized by the industrial imagery on the middle left side with spiritual energy covering it. A small snake above fire is contained in a dome on top of the industrial form, showing what little power the devil has in this situation. The Mr. Bones candy skeleton is shown as a hint to the transition our Body A will take as it becomes bone and dust one day. His heart is still emphasized though since it is most important and death won't matter if we take up the armor of God. Lastly, an x-ray is in the background further pointing at the theme of the spirit being connected with God and contrasting with the physical body and skeleton.
The piece was made by only me, Ethan Edvenson.
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Direct commissions, prints, drawings, mixed media pieces
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