This project focuses on the power that water holds in the world. Water is one of the most fundamental necessities for human life. It is an essential component of the human body, making up approximately 60% of an adult’s body weight. Humans rely on water for many bodily functions, including digestion, circulation and temperature regulation. The relationship between humans and water is so crucial that humans can only survive a few days without it.
Humans have a symbiotic relationship with water. The human body relies on water for numerous vital functions, both internally and externally. The skin requires water to maintain its elasticity and hydration. Without adequate water, the skin can become dry, flaky and prone to wrinkles. The skin’s texture, colour and shape can be directly affected by the amount of water consumed. Too little or too much can have adverse effects. Dehydration can cause the skin to become pale, whereas adequate hydration can lead to plump and vibrant skin.
Izzy Bagshaw wanted to express this dependency that humans take for granted daily, through exploring textures, colours and shapes formed by the presence of water or the lack of.