MYTHEOTYPES: Mother of Dragons

Mytheotype portraits of stereotypes are expanded into mythological creatures. This portrait is of a Hong Kong Grandmother, who labors well into her years and is transformed into the Mother of Dragons, 龍母, Long Mu. Long Mu raised 5 snakes that turned into dragons. In return for her love dragons would help bring rain to her village. Collaboration with Jason Findley, photography, Winnie Ling, model & production, Scott Findley lighting.

Medium: Lenticular photography. Prints animate when one walks past.

Transformation