This page has some early work I made as a postgraduate student, as well as more recent works made in lockdown during the Covid pandemic.
Roots, A Conversation about Art, Mouthpiece
A sound and still-image piece exploring various connotations of roots – as vegetables, ingredients of magic and sexual potions, buried objects, food, cultural symbols, and erotic objects… underground, dormant or growing. Historical and classical texts are intertwined with more contemporary material.
A Conversation about Art, 2011
Videos made during Covid lockdowns
During lockdowns in 2020-21, I turned to making drawings…of locations I was going to visit but could not now travel to, of art and places that I had seen but now saw in a new light, and drawings related to projects that I had not been able to make for various reasons. For example the Planetarium work was originally planned as a live performance bringing together the contribution of women to astronomy, migrations of birds and people through navigating by the stars, and ways in which how we “visualize” and make sense of the sky has changed over the centuries. For example constellations such as Andromeda, or Orion no longer hold sway and people might look up to the night sky seeing light pollution, drones, helicopter gunships, satellites, space debris or millionaires on their exorbitantly expensive vanity space trips.