When I was growing up there wasn't any queer characters in the shows I watched or the toys I played with, so in some of these pieces I reimagined those nostalgic characters to be more like my community today. For other pieces I have included icons from queer culture and fashion references, jaggedly cut together to show the contradictions and chaos of the imagery we see every day.
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Felicity Blades is a digital collage artist based in Birmingham. She studied fashion at UAL and is currently developing her own brand of flares: Haus of Blades. Felicity is interested in how people choose to portray themselves to the outside world and how this can be misinterpreted, distorted and reinterpreted repeatedly.
To view more of her work, visit her Instagram: @felicity_blades