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Althea Thauberger s piece titled Not Afraid to Die represents the images of an adolescent female who sits alone in the woods Thauberger made the piece in 2001 still in good condition Significant emerging Vancouver-based artist Thauberger acquires her piece to broaden the scope of the Gallery with the collection of young Vancouver-based artists The clip is in a single channel projection with 16 mm to DVD that lasts for 37 minutes and 20 seconds The present location of the piece is in the Vancouver Art Gallery The work is a colorful representation of the young woman and the nature However four dominant colors red green black and brown are present in the clip The woman is wearing red depicting intensity and passion Moreover Thauberger implies in her art that the woman is not afraid to die whatever the woman encounters considering she is in the wilderness The womans face and her hair are emphasized and the dominant elements are her hair and gestures due to the cool colors and her gazeThauberger uses implied lines to easily catch the viewer s attention around the artwork The implied lines are bold as what the strands of the girl s hair are showing The hair is brushed down onto the polyester hiking jacket Furthermore the lines of the hair are more emphasized on her chest and shoulder In result the volume of her hair depicts a lion s Thauberger implies that the girl is the queen of the jungle since the girl is in the middle of wilderness On the other hand the lines on the womans jacket are very detailed and thick Due to the changes in the size that the lines made in the woman s body the size of the body of the girl is emphasized and it implies bravery In addition the jacket itself serves to be the shield from the dangers approachingThe artwork is composed of shapes because
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