“After shooting multiple clips with the first dress, all of which seemed pretty successful, I asked the model to put the denim one on. It was immediately better. The movement of the tiered denim and the bleached, painted-looking fabric seemed much more compelling. It still had the cultic feeling I was hoping to impart… The seagull sounds in my work are communicative, expressive of something. The seagull is aligned with the young woman; it could be the voice in her head, there’s a shared experience emerging.”
10 Works from NZ Female Artists You Might Have Missed
A collection of ten works by women from CIRCUIT's catalogue.
Megan Dunn interviews Yvonne Todd. This essay was commissioned as part of CIRCUIT's 2013/14 Summer Reading Series.