Elise Francis - Peoples Problems

Peoples Problems


Elise Francis
(Auckland, NZ)


Mixed Media


50cm x 80cm


Artist Statement:

This piece represented by the symbol of original sin is an exploration of the ways which youth sin today.


P – pride

P - pills

E – extremism

R - reproduction

O - overwhelmed

O – oppositional

P - paranoid

B - blame

L - lust

L - love

E - escape

E - envy

S - seduction

M - money


S – show-off


I believe these are all thing which change people today and each apple is how I saw to represent them. Society continues to target, label and underestimate youth of their generation. I wanted to explore how I would visually tell this story and the apple captured this to me.