Tubby


  • Photographer
    Marco Bhimani
  • Prize
    Honorable Mention
  • Date of Photograph
    08-17-2007
  • Technical Info
    Film

"Tubby" was shot in one of the many houses that Charlie Chaplin owned. Nestled in the MacArthur Park community of Los Angeles, this frame was executed without conceptual approach. Equipped with an old film camera, a light meter and a large art model, Marco made Tubby in August of 2007.

Story

"Tubby" from the series entitled "Children's Medicine" Children's Medicine explores punishment, reprisal and reconciliation from viewpoint of dominating force. The weak and/or submissive (child) is illustrating the pain and suffering of the (medicine), taken as punishment for wrongdoing. Tubby; at some point in our lives we all want to hide/get away from something that we have done wrong. Perhaps regret or otherwise, Tubby exerts this narrative without words.

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