Camaheu is an essay in overflowing whiteness, flowers, lace, weddings, communion, and shroud. A bare shoulder hints at a more wanton nature amid the cornucopia of blondness and offered blooms. In her hand she tenderly holds one giant rose like a beautiful weapon.
Hystera is protection, Gabriella wrapped in a womb of glassy shelter, blurred nudity against blown-up veins of eyes, trees or rivers. She could be airborne or floating, either way, the image references her own teenage pregnancy and the trauma she endured giving birth at such a young age.
Lye is the oddest image, Gabriella as strega biancha, the white witch, winnowing ashes on a deserted beach. She is clothed in tones of bone and bride, hair torn by the wind, billowing around white wings. This image is ritual and spell, goodbye and remembrance.
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