Helen Warner is a Belfast-based photographer who composes ghostly and surreal images. She describes her work as a type of “frozen theater,” where arcane events occur in unknown landscapes. Featured here is a collection of her headshots, which pair feminine features with symbols of mourning and death: flowers, shrouds, and snow adorn the faces of the pensive maidens, some of which appear to be descending into a long, fairytale sleep. You can see more of Warner’s stunning explorations of femininity, emotion, imagination, and myth on her Flickr.
Images © Helen Warner