Ketchup bottle upside down
Through photography and collages Elton Wååg explores if it’s possible to activate a queer gaze in the viewer. In treading the borderland between humour and seriousness he’s interested in the viewer’s spontaneous reactions.
In Ketchup bottle upside down the images’ texture and force of attraction play a key role. Can photography transform everyday items into objects of desire? Hidden below the vibrant colours and glossy surfaces also lies the trauma of never being able to escape one’s body.