Returning to "Milk", the actual title of the work is: "MILK: what will you make of me?" and is a collaboration between Alexa Meade and Sheila Vand. The first of the references below, links to a site which fully describes this project, complete with behind the scenes photographs and video. Curiously this performance, because that what it is in my mind, was repeated at the Galerie Ivo Kamm in Zurich.
|Preparation of the canvas|
The way that the subject blends in with the canvas is the key to the dimensional flattening which is well illustrated in the video at Alexa Sheila Video.
The main web site at http://alexameade.com/ is worth looking at as this gives an insight into other works done by Alexa Meade, all of which are incredibly striking.
Milk: Alexa Meade and Sheila Vand
Alexa Meade Facebook
Alexa Meade web site