The Flowering of a Socio-Political Statement by Pauline Joelle Thousands of pages of the notorious Mueller Report, combined with a variety of recycled materials, give birth to these fascinating, uncanny compositions. Karalla has captured the aesthetic essence of each piece by photographing the object as product to communicate her critical perspective on the current socio-political landscape. The juxtaposition of quirky elements with the recurrent symbolic red rose expresses the connection between narratives of class, gender, race, freedom and democracy as manifestations of the political. The work incites the viewer to partake in a descriptive critique of the status quo....
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