"Even as good shone upon the countenance of the one, evil was written broadly and plainly on the face of the other. Evil besides (which I must still believe to be the lethal side of man) had left on that body an imprint of deformity and decay. And yet when I looked upon that ugly idol in the glass, I was conscious of no repugnance, rather of a leap of welcome. This, too, was myself. It seemed natural and human. In my eyes it bore a livelier image of the spirit, it seemed more express and single, than the imperfect and divided countenance I had been hitherto accustomed to call mine." (R.L. Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde)
Kill & Hyde is a collection inspired by the figure of the double. I use the contemporary art of virtual alchemy to attempt condensing volatile instants of everyday life onto stable images of feminine grace, elegance, sensuality and convoluted beauty. This is an expedition in the mysterious lands where fragility and shyness meets fierce narcissism, where purity and innocence fade, and femmes fatales awaken. Models: Elizabeth Arnold, Serenella Broggini, Laura Buetti, Oriana Candolfi, Olivia Ferrari, Tamara Lysek, Sarah Mezzanotte.