I’m interested in whether the inanimate can be imbued with ‘presence’ by ritual, time and the innate processes of materials.
The outcomes include installations, objects, video and performance with integral elements of public engagement and co-making. There is a therapeutic aspect to my work.
Poetry and text are integral to my practice; I write what Richard Sennett calls ‘expressive instructions’ to engage craftspeople by poetic invitation to co-make ‘objects’. I have worked with blacksmiths, glass-blowers, potters, dancers, poets and seamstresses to to make objects: hooks to “hold everything up”, to mill wheat, throw pots and make dresses to "draw water in".
I invite them to practice their ‘metis’ - the gift of ‘craftiness’ to craftspeople.
2017 'Censing'. All Saints West Dulwich, London.
2017 'SEA WELL'. St James's Piccadilly. London
2015 'Her floe-fall lament'. St. James's Piccadilly, London
2014 ‘Disturbed’. St James’s Church Piccadilly, London.
2013 ‘Flash Delphic’. 44AD Artspace, Bath.
2010 'Ice and Fire', St Ethelburga’s Centre, London
2017 'My Place'. Brixton East Gallery, London.
2017 'Foundlings'. FaB, Bath.
2014 ‘BEING/far from home’. Anise Gallery, London.
2014 48 Hours Notice (Souvenir) ‘Second Mouth’ space, Swindon
2013 ‘BIG DEAL 5’, Q Park, Cavendish Square, London
2013 ‘The Nearness of Gold’. Porthleven also at O3 Gallery, Oxford.
The Guildhall. Bristol. Sion Hill Gallery, BSAD. Bath.
2013 “HOUSE” installation. MFA Exhibition. BSAD. Bath.
2013‘ The Map is the Territory’, 44AD Art Space, Bath.
2013 ‘Beyond Memory’ Fringe Arts, Bath.
2010 Bodies Transformed, The Crypt Gallery, London
2009 Wandsworth Open House, London
2009 Urban Art, Brixton, London
2009 Winter Open Studio, Vanguard Court, London
2009 Vanguard Court Open Studios, London
2008 Wandsworth Open House, London
2007 Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts
2006 Digest 2, Redgate Gallery, London
2006 Digest This, Menier Gallery, London
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
April 2015 ‘Brisons Veor’, Cape Cornwall.
2014-15 ‘The Watching Loft’. All Saints West Dulwich, London
May 2013 ‘Porthleven’, Cornwall.