Extinct and declining businesses became the focus of a body of work with emphasis on the lace industry, cigarette manufacture and cycle production.
Socket Art Group
Since my childhood I have had an interest in mechanical devices. When I was a small boy I had the usual Dinky toys and Meccano but then I was given a quantity of Plasticine with which I modeled a world of make believe based upon machines.
Pataphysics is described as ‘the science of imaginary solutions’, where truths are illusions which we have forgotten are illusions.
Natural History themes form the basis of her practice, and she uses digital photography, video, assemblage and site-specific installation in her work.
My work is about the impact of consumerism and materialism on everyday living.
My work is about materials and memory, preservation and transformation, death and decay - and delight in the diversity of life.
My artwork is very much process based. I have an instinctive interaction with my chosen materials and from these I make sculptural pieces and drawings.
My work is embedded in an investigation of light and movement including light forms such as LED, halogen, fluorescent, iridescent , daylight, sunlight and chemiluminescent light.