Elie Abraham of Helsinki, Finland is also known under the moniker Meduusa, the genderqueer mer-creature from the Nth dimension. They stopped in Portland for a brief visit after participating in Train Jam on the way to the Game Development Convention (GDC). Sporting a bright, metallic sequin sweater, a dress, and custom eyeball tights, we ventured into Forest Park to make some pictures.
The weather had been particularly wet the past few weeks in Portland, but we didn’t let the rain dissuade us from exploring the woods. Instead, we adapted by bringing out an umbrella which worked as a great way to set the scene for what turned into a magical shoot.
As Meduusa receded into the greenery, I noted that there was a mystical fairy element to the scene, which was brought out by the stark contrast between the subject and the surroundings. As the rain continued to fall, Elie faded away and Meduusa’s true mystic vulnerability was revealed.