Jessica Eaton, Mariphasa Lupine Lumina — Daniel Fiset

[Summer 2023]

By Daniel Fiset

Bradley Ertaskiran, Montréal
10.11.2022 — 17.12.2022


Although Jessica Eaton is best known for her photographic series that establish a formal dialogue between geometric abstraction and modernist painting, a new body of work presented in late 2022 at Galerie Bradley Ertaskiran introduced an entirely unexpected motif into her practice. The exhibition, Mariphasa Lupine Lumina, presented a selection of nineteen photographs of floral arrangements. The title refers to a fictional plant key to the mystery in the 1935 horror movie Werewolf of London: the mariphasa was imagined as a phosphorescent flower that grew only in the mountains of Tibet under the glow of the full moon…

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