Little Prince

Little Prince

My partner and I have taken a journey over the past eight years into childlessness. Five of those years we were trying to have children before we stopped, grieved and moved on. Curator and writer Susan Bright describes ‘It is just a sad journey that shows that the state of being a ‘mother’ does not… Continue Reading

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

2016, photographic image. Once upon a time #2 is part of a series of photographs belonging to a larger body of work responding to my experience of trying to have children but finding myself childless. In particular this series is looking at those lost quiet moments of bedtime stories and fairy tales. Fairy tales are… Continue Reading

Tall Pansies

Tall Pansies

2012, photographic series, varying size. The Tall Pansies series comes from an investigation into female identity, how it is defined by society and how women are responding to this definition. Pansies are a cheerful, friendly flower, resembling a face. Welcoming, friendly, happy and accommodating – qualities expected of girls, “be nice”. Hung up-side-down to interrupt… Continue Reading

Untitled (Rainbow)

Untitled (Rainbow)

2009, photograph. Untitled (Rainbow) comes from a larger body of work entitled Spinning in my Mother’s Garden: a search for subjectivity. This research looked into the possibility of female subjectivity in a society based in patriarchy. Navigating feminist thought through equality, difference and androgyny and considering the theories of Irigaray, Derrida, Kristeva and others. Other works from… Continue Reading

Phalaenopsis, Hybrid, City Girl

Phalaenopsis, Hybrid, City Girl

2006, colour photograph, 1.2×1.2m. With an ongoing interest in how society dictates and defines how women live and how they will look while doing so. I started comparing what society thinks it’s creating with what is actually being produced. I was interested in how women are taking back control/power through research into femme fatale, female… Continue Reading

Capitalised Fetish

Capitalised Fetish

2005, video and photographic installation. Untitled and www.russianbrides.com make up Capitalized Fetish. www.russianbrides.com is to be placed on the wall facing the viewer as they approach the installation. Untitled plays on a colour monitor sitting on a plinth at shoulder height, facing www.russianbrides.com so the viewer will discover the video piece after engaging with the… Continue Reading

Untitled

Untitled

2005, digital image. Untitled comes from a body of work examining the often conflicting pressures that society puts on its members. Not only dictating and defining modes of living, whether that be having children, a career, getting married or all of the above, but also dictates and defines how we will present ourselves while doing… Continue Reading

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