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Mixed media piece made for an exhibition inspired by the book ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’ hosted by ‘Northern Fringe’ art collective West Yorkshire, UK. . Comments on how harem girls and boys were sex slaves, kept for the pleasure of dominant men.
The virus that stopped the world.
After being denied access to my usual studio space and as directed by the UK government, I stayed at home and actually enjoyed making art on my computer. This image was first published in issue 50 of Penny Thoughts magazine, Manchester UK.
Digital Photograph 2020. This work comments on how climate change impacts on flooding in the rural vales of the British landscape
Body in the Woods
This screen print comments on the common crime of femicide and is featured in the book ‘Women; Inspiring quotes and artistic Responses’. Also nominated for the Social Art Award, Berlin Institute for Art and Innovation 2019 https://social-art-award.org/award2019?contest=photo-detail&photo_id=941 and was shortlisted for the art prize at FrikiFish Magazine Barcelona 2020. http://the-confinement-chronicle.frikifish.com/
This mixed media alter style art object celebrates the sacred cycle of menstruation. The yoni is crafted as an object to be cherished and loved to mirror the concept of self-love and self- care. Celebrating the journey of the egg, the engorgement of the womb, and the shedding of the womb lining and flowing of the blood.
On the Rag
The image shows a detail of this large textile based diptych, which comments on cultural views of menstruation.
Where are You Now My Love?
Mixed media piece made for the centenary of WW1 1,568 Sawdust Hearts Project at Woodend Gallery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK. In making this piece I wanted to comment on the intense stress military personnel endure during war time and the potential ‘unseen’ damage war causes. Shell shock was born under the abysmal circumstances of trench warfare and many men who return homed relived the horrors of the past repeatedly.
Just Another Runny Hole
Digital Image that comments on toxic patriarchal rape culture.
Under the Covers
Large mixed media textile piece using found objects, natural dyed fabric and recycled textiles. 2018- 2020 .This work highlights the rise of desperate calls by children to helplines in the UK during this time.
This mixed media piece explores how the yoni is revered and crucified in equal measure. Woman as the object of the male gaze are loved and hated, desired and repelled, worshiped and vilified, praised and ridiculed.
A collection of lino cut prints depicting creatures from the North Sea comments on the decline of fishing stocks. This commission by Scarborough Borough Council is part of the outdoor Scarborough Art Trail, North Yorkshire UK. Trail details and artist information can be found in the link: Scenes From Scarborough – Discover Yorkshire Coast