Whatever the weather, artists for centuries have been inspired to make art in response to it. Art, fashion, and photography throughout history, have revolutionised the way we think about politics, environmental/social issues, culture and even art itself. In the 21st century we are bombarded, through the media, by a constant stream of news, flipping from the personal to the global in seconds. This information often presents us with serious issues surrounding the weather and environment and this is what L3 YR1 have responded to.
With my piece the blue paint running over the face represents floods and other extreme weathers, showing the effect on people and the world. Natural disasters are becoming more common and destructive with the effects of global warming and I think it needs to be talked about more.