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A R T I S T S T A T E M E N T
My art practice takes shape through live performance, moving-image, poetry and photography. My practice is site and context responsive. Sites of interest have been the traditional gallery space and other non-conventional spaces such as a fish factory, a discothèque, an allotment and a library. I aim to voice and discuss contemporary dilemmas and themes such as shifting modes of communication and ways of living. My experience of living on a boat and travelling far afield triggers my most recent work. My work is often developed through consultation with my family and the general public. The objective of my process-led practice is to engage, inspire and stimulate diverse audiences to consider new ways of being and coming together. ?xml:namespace>
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Based in London and Cornwall, UK
The Way we Were
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'The Way we Were' VHS was a holiday park caravan production. Myself and my younger sister dance and sing while blue screen technology transcends us into a hypnotic and abstract space. The song 'The One that I Want' from the musical 'Grease', reflects my ongoing interest in the way everyday life can become inspirational and anywhere can suddenly become a stage.
This footage is an important document within my personal archive. It often acts as a point of departure for my recent performative art practice. It acts as hyper-relic of childhood, in the digital age, where we perform for the camera. This work hopes to engage children due to its playful and colourful style. It also wishes to provoke disscussion between those of us who notice the dramatic shift into the digital formats and how this effects our relation to memory and the places.