The human brain is designed to be curious and to have desires, this forms questions and creates explorations. Photography can be used as a tool to power curiosity by documenting different scenes and objects, despite the fact that, often parts of the photographs created can be distorted or out of the focus of the viewer’s gaze. Lacan describes the relationship of the viewer and the gaze as “not one of objectification in which the spectator is dominant, but one the radically disrupts the mastery of the viewing subject” meaning, the viewer is no longer the one in control of how they are looking at an image, as they have been caught in the trap of the gaze.

My work focuses on this idea of the gaze and how an image that appears plain and simple can create more questions and doubts than another image that has a great deal of detail. These enquires are all caused by the subject matter. Each object is displayed in a way where nothing is hidden except what, or if anything Is inside of it, this is the main disruption caused to the viewing of the image.