Archival pigment inks on paper
84cm x 59cm
Signed Limited Edition of 50
‘I like to play at the tense borders between lust and innocence; joy and sadness; fun and pain. My interest in juxtaposition comes from my origins and fascination with East European culture which was eloquently described by Grayson Perry as ‘nowhere else could such horrific grief be met with such fairly-tale romanticism’.
‘I tend to utilise nature as a metaphor for everyday feelings and headaches.
My recent work also dwells into themes of self acceptance, body positivity, representations of the female sexuality, gender, migration, and society. Although some of the subjects I take on are often quite dark I like to think that there is some humour and light in my finished artwork.
Marcelina says of her process: 'I draw and paint all the elements separately on either tracing paper or cartridge paper then I scan them and collage them together digitally, adding some colour and textures and even paint some elements digitally. So therefore there is no physical original it has been created digitally but uses various elements of my original material