The abstraction of model and artist photos found in periodicals and advertising:
Use of color, pixel enhancements, and some overlay.
At that time, to the chagrin of some 'purists' in the photographic genre, my attempt to use pixels as a tool of expression was an unacceptable aberration. I eventually came to see the pixelizaton of many images as commentary in and of itself... if not a bit of satire.
From the Pixel Frida mini-set
The one exception to the time frame is this overlay of Kate Moss,
reworked while living in Jalan Besar, Singapore in 2011.
The Burmesa Series ( I know. The name was meant to be absurd at the outset).
Using a small black and white photo from a fashion magazine, I worked variations using color and pixelization.
The Pixel Kate series.