I started, and still do, with a fascination for colour and an endless childlike interest in material surfaces. I continue to be enamoured by the stories that emerge at the surface, percolating within the cracks that shatter any grid-like order while hinting at what lies within its material depths. Intrigued by the surface and how it disrupts our perceptions and expectations, it was just a tiny step to the fold and the tension it brings between inside and out. The fold is a means to explore ideas with abstract techniques. I am fascinated by the folded surfaces on which colour rests. For me, the surface belies paths to other worlds. Worlds in which the interior and exterior become inseparable bodies, where the surfaces ripple and swirl, refusing mere reduction to depth. I play in the space between 2d and 3d, on the edge of order and disorder, where unpredictable events unfold, and form and colour emerge within the chaotic surface. My work often refuses the architectural frame but aims to connect the world outside the gallery to that within. I long to bring the outside world into the gallery so that the gallery might be open to all. Within these folded worlds, I explore issues of alienation, environmental destruction and fragmented reality.
At the root of my practice lies, what appears to be, a self-contradictory state of affairs in which the analytic order of the trained scientists stands in sharp contrast to the diffuse world of the artist who resists all formal constraints. Nevertheless, the contrast between the irreconcilable extremes of form and formlessness, order and chaos, sense and nonsense is the inspiration behind much of my work.
Originating out of research and written text, my work forms a multimedia travelogue realised through sculptural form, sound and video. In my travels, I explore both land and mind reflecting on themes such as environmental and urban collapse. I am fascinated by the act of folding as a means to disrupt the norm. A disruption which is underpinned by my ongoing research into baroque art and philosophy and through which I explore social and bodily turmoil.
I live and works in London, UK. I am a graduate of the RCA (MA Sculpture, 2022, graduate diploma fine art. 2020) . I have extensive experience as an analytical researcher having graduated from University College, London with both a PhD (Theoretical Particle Physics) and BSc (Chemical Physics).
2022, Markfield Road Festival, Gausan Creative Studios London. 2022
2022, RCA 2022, MA Show
2022, We won’t’ Stop Showing, SET, Woolwich, London, UK..
2022, Lapped Seams and Silver Linings, Standpoint Gallery, London, UK.
2021, Merzbau Pavilion, Speculations and Propositions, Merz Barn, Little Landale, UK.
2021, First Impressions, Safe House 1 and 2, London, UK.
2021, Visionary Rumors, Online Exhibition, RCA, UK.
2020, WIP RCA 2020, Online Exhibition.
2020, Perspectives, Putney Art College, London GB
2019, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Menier Gallery, London
2018, Summer Foundation Show, Slade School Art, University College Londo