Helen The Venus Bushfires By Phillip Volkers

Helen Venus Bushfires
2017
African Art by Helen The Venus Bushfires By Phillip Volkers

Philip Volkers is a Wiltshire-born photographer whose art enjoys combining his love for nature and freedom of expression to create beautiful images. This Africa art piece features popular singer, musician and artist Helen Parker-Jayne Isibor, who is also known by her performance name The Venus Bushfires. It is a dramatic piece in simple monotone, showing the elegant beauty of Isibor and her strength as an African woman and artist, signified by the skull worn as a headdress. Volkers uses simple black and white photography to create visually dramatic images, which is particularly effective in highlighting the silent strength of The Venus Bushfires.