“These are images of an ongoing work called κόσμος that appropriates information from scientific cosmology, cosmetology and beauty magazines to create a fictitious archive that documents a ‘secret society’ of women who use cosmetic products and processes as a means of communicating with the cosmos. This pursuit draws from the etymology of the word cosmetics, which derives from the Ancient Greek word κόσμος or ‘kosmos’ – meaning orderly arrangement of both bodily adornment and the grand structure of the heavens. This duality of meaning became a starting point for the series.”

Kosmos by Julie Hill (1/4)

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