I’m so pleased to have been awarded a grant by the University of Central Lancashire’s research group, CPRA, The Creative Practice Research Academy.
I will produce a body of work comprising screen prints and artist books. These will explore the impact of heightened sensory processing on women’s identity and how this affects their access to, and emersion in, the public sphere.
My work is visual elicitation, sparking conversations around dis/ability, public access, and gender. I am currently initiating conversations with autistic women on their experiences of ‘otherness’ in social spaces via my social media platforms. This discourse is informing and directs the aesthetics of the prints as well as the direction of the project. By utilising social media, I am opening the discourse to a wider audience. Posing open questions on the accessibility and the role of visual language in research.
The University of Central Lancashire’s Hanover Project presents ‘Connections‘.
Hanover Projects first solely online exhibition. Including practising artists, current 3rd-year students, alumni and UCLan tutors. Curated by Gallery Intern Abigail Rooney.
During the lockdown, my heart has been breaking for creative students; they had to leave their studios and gallery spaces. There is nothing quite like the atmosphere of an active artist studio for making that ‘magic’ happen, outside of that space it can be difficult. However, they have taken this challenge in their stride and been incredibly proactive. This will be the Hanover projects first entirely digital exhibition, and I am so proud to be part of it.
Blind Spot – ‘Coming together to reflect on works by, and for, women practitioners and thinkers.’
I am so pleased to be giving an informal presentation with my colleague, collaborator and friend; photographer, Jo Garrett. Blind Spot is a new monthly space for individuals to come together and reflect on the work of women practitioners.
We invite you to join us for the informal presentation in the Victoria Building VB005 on the University of Central Lancashire’s main campus from 17:00 on Wednesday 4th March.
An exhibition by technicians ‘Perceptions’ at the PR1 Gallery.
‘Perceptions’, an exhibition by University of Central Lancashire technicians, opened on the 20th September 2019 in UCLan’s PR1 Gallery.
Curated by darkroom specialist Joanna Garrett, the exhibition highlights works by the University’s Creative Industries Support Technicians.
It has been a great experience showing previously unseen works along with my new book series ‘The Gaps Between‘. New works include screen prints made using MRI data from recent scans at the Center for Neuroimaging Sciences at King’s College London. (Read more about that here.)
Other works include a print from my series ‘Location Adrift‘ an experimental darkroom project. Through this project, I am exploring feelings of disorientation and dissociation that occur whilst in liminal places.
‘Perceptions’, an exhibition by UCLan technicians at the PR1 Gallery.
I am proud to be showing new artworks in ‘Perceptions’; an exhibition in the PR1 Gallery. The exhibition opens at 5 pm on the 20th of September 2019. I will be showing new books in the ‘Fractured Self’ series along with new works from my colleagues.