Form & Function is an exploration of how we are situated within our own skin. The work looks at our experience of being human and our fraught relationship with the body, challenging conventional ideas of beauty by capturing a fluidity of gender and identity with an inclusive cast of subjects. These contorted nudes delicately transform what should be intimately familiar into foreign sculptures. In an age when we are saturated with digitally altered and enhanced imagery, these real unaltered fleshy sculptures challenge how we look at the human body.
Form & Function is the first book by Chloe Rosser. It comprises of 74 photographs from two of Rosser’s series. It includes a foreword by Jude Hull, Photographs Specialist and Head of Sale at Christie’s, an essay by Laura Noble, director of L A Noble Gallery and an ‘In Conversation’ with the artist. The book is a culmination of Rosser’s work over a six year period.