Lost in another world, Rose becomes her true self. This work portrays the subject as she is – confident, capable and full of potential.
Throughout history, young girls have by-and-large been stripped of their power and relegated to second place. This work aims to restore Rose’s sense of control over her world, her choices and her dreams.
During her sitting, she would often become unaware of what was going on, and her relaxed pose and air of concentration contrast to make her crown appear to fade into the background. She transformed it from the object which was the source of her power into another article of clothing and no more than her due.