Mapping the body beautiful – Jan Connett

Jan combines textiles and metalwork techniques to create corset sculptures that personify women’s constant efforts to present their best faces and figures to the world.This piece explores our attempts to retain youthful appearance long beyond our ‘sell by’ dates, mapping the inevitability of ageing and it’s attendant frailty; and the dichotomy of our responses: acceptance or refutation

Jan Connett

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