My self-portrait, Daisy flesh, was created using photography and digital technologies, and plays with the duality of both life and death simultaneously. I recognise that I am at the cusp of death, with a desire for my body to return to the dirt; however, I also see this as the beginning of life – to merge from nature. I have purposely transformed my skin, which is the barrier to my insides, to show how my identity will be lost as my flesh breaks down.
Flynn’s practice investigates the nuances of peoples’ identities through the layering and intertwining of images. Flynn wants her work to stimulate thoughts and feelings of transcendence – a moving between worlds, whilst foregrounding the abject nature of the human body and its destiny to return to the earth.