Medium:Photogravure Print with Chine Collé
Black and white photographic image of three bee hives sitting on a wall, larger beehive in the background. Child in a bee suit is behind the wall. Bees with masks flying around.
In this piece from his series, “Reverse Alchemy,” Anthony W. Thompson seeks to create disorienting stories that question themes of the human experience by layering spaces, perspectives, objects, and moments of time and history. A recurring young character is used as the "witness" to the events in each scene he creates; asking the viewer to reach into their memories and experiences.