Bath's Annual Fringe Visual Arts Festival
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Bad Princess

Once Upon a Time Four Bad Princesses threw caution to the wind and escaped the confines of the castle to conjure up a storm inside number 94 Walcot Street.

Clare Whelan takes us down a path of self-exploration and questions what it means to be female today? How do we emotionally withstand the pressures of everyday life? How do we fail and regrow and feel safe while doing it?

Photographer Emma Trimble explores the relationship we have with dolls and whether beauty is only skin deep? "I like to challenge people's perceptions of beauty and delve into the darker depths of a human character trying to survive the humdrum. What do you see in your reflection?

Jain Mckay, has depicted a set of menacing children, but they are not all they seem. The children are symbolic of man’s intellectual Stage of Cognitive Development. McKay hopes that these children confront the viewer with their own bad behaviour.

Helen Grundy’s work revolves around the phenomenon of nostalgia. Grundy’s pieces are ‘Crapunzel’ reworking the traditional fairy tale of a prince coming to the rescue and ‘Renaissance Tinder’ inspired by the Renaissance tradition of princess portraits as painted by the likes of Hans Holbein.

Curated by Midlands Art Collective 'ABOuT' (Artists Behaving OUtrageously Together)

Venue: FaB 2, 94 Walcot Street, BA1 5BG
Open 10am to 6pm - Sat 27 May to Sat 10 June
and 10am to 3pm Sun 11 June


Bad Princess - Emma Trimble