Fight or flight? by Cathleen Tarawhiti

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Small 12.0" x 5.3"
Medium 18.0" x 7.9"
Large 24.0" x 10.6"
X large 30.0" x 13.2"


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A belated description.
This is an ode to unhealthy relationships. Not the ones where you have an argument every once in a while, or maybe lots of little ones all over the place, but otherwise everything is peachy keen. This is to the other kind, even or uneven, where one or the other has to protect themselves, in all kinds of ways. Do they stay and learn how to take it, or protect themselves better? Or do they lose everything except their freedom and fly away?

I have placed the ‘fight’ bride in a small area that is cramped and hard to breathe, holding her dress and hair up as a barrier. Whereas our ‘flight’ bride has lots of space to move, is making herself free of the confines of the dress, taking down the barrier.

This image is now part of my new 2010 calendar Women 4

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Model – Tammy
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  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous collage Cathleen!

  • midzing
    midzingover 5 years ago

    gorgeous work Cathleen, well done

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  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 5 years ago

    ohhhh lovele Cathleen.

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 5 years ago

    lovely I mean :)

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 5 years ago

    Fantastic work Cathleen!

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    © Helen Chieregoover 5 years ago

    Cathleen, I love your diptych! Beautiful mood and colours…

  • DragonFlyer
    DragonFlyerover 5 years ago

    Great concept – excellent execution! Wonderful work!
    K x

  • Angel Warda
    Angel Wardaover 5 years ago

    so beautiful!!!!

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