In these works I also used the process of self timer and personal dialogue with the camera.
The roses are used as a flirtatious element. If you look closer, they are masking and then revealing the face.
Movement is also supporting the superficial “beauty”. If you reduce your own speed of observation, the abnormal gets visual.
In the photograph “footnote to Man Ray”, his picture “Blanc et Noir” was used as starting point. In my work I play with the steep glance and the blushing face.