I am a British and European artist living and working in London.
MA Fine Art (Photography, Painting) Academy of Art (HfbK Lerchenfeld) Hamburg, Germany

I work with space, time and memory. I investigate how environments influence emotional states. My work is about defining identities, and re-defining myself as an older female artist.

I trace my own emotional space by bringing architectural environments into context with my personal experiences. Even though spaces change over time, feelings can attach themselves to surroundings and thus be sensed in a place when it is revisited many years later. The space might have changed completely, but it links between a moment lived, a feeling felt and the here and now.

My personal history is bound up with displacement, upheaval and loss. I have multiple belongings. In order to define ‘home’ and ‘belonging’ I work with images that trigger both familiarity and alienation - past homes, abandoned homes, traces of human living, transformed environments, once familiar buildings and surroundings.

My work is very much about putting things in context, balancing two or more elements against each other, stressing similarities as well as differences. My images contain both recognisable and abstract elements. Fragments of information, distortions and ambiguities encourage dialogues between visible and invisible elements. The resulting connexions might appear non-rational. They follow my own set of values. Shapes emerge that offer a range of possible associations and interpretations. These could be of both personal and collective nature.

Photography is my main artistic medium. However, my visual language is multi-layered, including photo editing, alternative photography and printing processes, mixed media and work with archival images.

   
 
 
     

selected exhibitions and residencies

2022 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2021 ING Discerning Eye | Mall Galleries, London
2021 Figurative Art Now | Mall Galleries, London (online due to covid)
2020 ING Discerning Eye | London (online due to covid)
2019 Summer Show | LondonPrintStudio | London
2019 Members’ Summer Show | Chelsea Arts Club | London
2018 Stewarts Law | RCA Secret, Royal College of Art | London
2018 Summer Show | LondonPrintStudio | London
2018 Summer Show | Chelsea Arts Club | London
2017 Summer Salon | Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes | London
2017 Summer Show | LondonPrintStudio | London
2017 Milchhof Studio | Berlin (residency)
2016 Summer Salon | Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes | London
2016 Sixty | Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes | London
2015 Cill Rialaig Arts Centre | Ballinskelligs | Ireland
2015 The Cill Rialaig Project | Ballinskelligs | Ireland (residency)
2014 Things that do not move | Chelsea Arts Club | London
2014 il filo della memoria | Santa Margherita, Sicily
2012 Kunstforum Markert | Hamburg | Solo Show

     
 
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