The tourist approaches the island anticipating a great escape. As they arrive, they are greeted by a guide, she is paradise-the architect. In the ‘Visions of Paradise’ series the viewer becomes voyeur, traveling with Paradise through imagined landscape. As Paradise explores the vernacular of tourist economy, she acts simultaneously as guide and protector. She is not native, nor is she foreign-she shapeshifts as she explores the slippery complexities of tourism (contemporary colonialism).