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Liza Corbett’s ‘The Summer-Land’

Set against pale backgrounds, eerie women are fashioned with bell shapedgowns and multiple limbs in Liza Corbett’s new exhibition, ‘The Summer-Land’at Blackbird Attic. Focusing on the notion of the summer-land, a realm that resembles the afterlife where spirits meet their kin and await transportation back tothe earth plane, the work resonates with the strange aspects of Spiritualism; abelief that Mediums are able to speak with the dead beyond the veil. Thissupernatural element works as a narrative device in which this unearthlycreatures are set against the soft glow of the Summer-Land, appearing beautifuland yet forlorn. Take a peek at more of the new work after the jump.

Set against pale backgrounds, eerie women are fashioned with bell shaped gowns and multiple limbs in Liza Corbett’s new exhibition, ‘The Summer-Land’ at Blackbird Attic. Focusing on the notion of the summer-land, a realm that resembles the afterlife where spirits meet their kin and await transportation back to the earth plane, the work resonates with the strange aspects of Spiritualism; a belief that Mediums are able to speak with the dead beyond the veil. This supernatural element works as a narrative device in which this unearthly creatures are set against the soft glow of the Summer-Land, appearing beautiful and yet forlorn. Take a peek at more of the new work below.

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