This work is part of a series which continues the artist's exploration of photographs of her own body, apparently hanging in space.

In this photograph she appears to float a little above the floor with the assistance of just eight colourful helium balloons, there is a tension in the apparent power of their tug being resisted by her body. The party colours of the balloons contrast with Taylor-Wood's vulnerability in pale pink and white cotton underwear; her body is slumped forward and her face hidden. The photograph is a wonderful addition to the existing collection of contemporary photography by artists such as Wolfgang Tillmans and Richard Wentworth.


The artist.

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