Human Figures, Fans, Masks and Parasols
IMerry used models in staged shots or in re-designed composite images with mutltiple negatives.
All works were done in a traditional darkroom from film. Sometimes the human figure was suggested but not visible as in the tall, vertical abstraction with a fan as hips. The intrigue of masks, parasols and fans with feminine mystique, and personal identity were ideas that she often explored. Self-portraiture was another topic that re-emerged throughout her career.