Helen Clara Hemsley
Beige isn’t just any old colour. It’s hard to define and evasive in its qualities. Is it stylish, is it bland, is it uniform? I decided to team up with another icon - Black Beauty, a favourite from my childhood, which was packed with beige in the form of my dad’s safari suits, my mom’s powder, my morning cereal and the sandy beach just over the road. I’m celebrating beige in all its iconic glory by portraying a stallion, but firmly hint at its commonplace, comforting and familiar qualities too.
Necklace: Beige Beauty, 2020
Embroidery fabric, 100 % Shetland wool from South America, cotton tape
41 X 15 X 0,25 cm
Photo by Dorte Krogh