Renee Couture

To the Rumored Garden
Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden pigment print of digital collage and drawing
to the rumored garden, no. 1
2013
pigment print of digital collage and drawing
44" x 44"

This body of work carefully maps social and cultural landscapes using iconic symbols of freedom and forward movement. Through a quasi-narrative digital collages, I point to the contradictions in literal and conceptual values imbued into the Western landscape to examine the pressures capitalism places on the environment and on one's community.

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden
to the rumored garden, no. 1 (detail, left side))

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden
to the rumored garden, no. 1 (right side)

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden pigment print of digital collage and drawing
to the rumored garden, no. 2
2013
pigment print of digital collage and drawing
44" x 44"

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden
to the rumored garden, no. 2 (detail)

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden pigment print of digital collage and drawing
to the rumored garden, no. 3
2013
pigment print of digital collage and drawing
44" x 44"


Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden
to the rumored garden, no. 3 (detail)

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden pigment print of digital collage and drawing
to the rumored garden, no. 4
2013
pigment print of digital collage and drawing
44" x 44"

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden
to the rumored garden, no. 4 (detail)

Renee Couture To the Rumored Garden ash from burned pigment print of digital collage and drawing
to the rumored garden, no. 5
2013
ash from burned pigment print of digital collage and drawing
variable, ideally shown in a 44" line or small pile