Poetry in the dark (1) by Maria Serra

Maria Serra’s images are always dark, tragic and dramatic as they depict a constrained, oppressed and fragile femininity. However, the composition and the use of unusual props lend them a poetic quality. As so, they tell the stories of the inner world of the artist.

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”
Mark Twain

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
Bram Stoker

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.”
Terry Pratchett

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.”
C.G. Jung

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

Poetry in the dark by Maria Serra

“I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.”
Franz Kafka

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