Multi-media artist Javiera Estrada was born in Mexico in 1981 and moved to the United States in 1989. Her childhood was heavily influenced by her training in classical piano and violin, which continues to inspire her aesthetic today. She attended Santa Monica College and received her Certificate of Photography in 2009 where she was the recipient of a grant for an award of excellence. Javiera's most recent serie "Man vs. Nature" can be seen here in it's entirety. We hope you enjoy the sampling of images below.
"Man vs. Nature explores man’s historically sexist ways of viewing women and their bodies. We censor the natural beauty of nature and glorify man’s violent inventions. Guns and brutality are normalized, while a wholesome nipple is feared and shunned. Man is slowly overpowering all that is natural and pure. Hence, Man versus Nature examines the moral struggle between our organic natures