Deriving from the French word coller, collage is an art technique from the 20th century. The technique consists of “pasting paper-cut in various surfaces”. (Art Term: Collage) For this project, I wanted to use my mother as an inspiration. I used photographs of her in order to express meaning to my artworks.
At this point, my mom was in Brazil for only a couple of years after coming from Canada. With my dad, they started building a house together, where this picture was taken.
My mother's teenage years at the ballet.