Collage Drawings Series

A series of experimental collage drawings using mixed media – drawing, fabric, ink, print, pencil, photography on paper and fabric. I’ve been exploring both mark making and narrative in relation to the body.  Through both collecting images and re-using my own photography – incorporating past work that uses myself performing in costumes I’ve sewn. I’m investigating placing the body into different narratives and spaces to give... Read More

Vanita collection concept

The concept of this collection of work came from looking at traditional 18th century Vanita paintings, which contained symbolic objects that often looked at the fleeting nature of life. The irony was that these paintings commenting on life, wealth and the pointlessness of commodities became just that and were extremely popular paintings in their own right. The idea for the dress came from studying decaying flowers (often depicted in Vanita’s):... Read More