Artist’s Statement

Artist’s Statement:

Using everyday materials and objects combined with film and installation, my work explores social and political issues relating to gender, cultural identities, globalization and notions of power. Dealing with troubling issues in a sensitive and considered manner, my work seeks to uplift and empower.

News stories, personal accounts and lived experience act as starting points for work that treads the line between the political and the poetic. Jelly sculptures, bloated beanbag bodies and portraits of plastic bags attempt to straddle the gap between sensuality and repulsion.

I am interested in the intersection of culture and nature, male and female and the dichotomies that shape our society. How are our houseplants related to our imperial past? How does our environment affect our bodies? Who decides upon the division of land and resources? Who has power and how can we reclaim it?


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