Introduction to portfolio
The constant concerns in my work are those generated by the complexities
of mind and body – ‘the reality’ beyond the scientifically
measurable – which I attempt to explore through the intuitive processes
of ‘art making’. Crucial to my practice whether in collaboration
with others or working as an individual is direct reference to the human
being – employing my own models, meeting and talking with patients
in a clinical or therapeutic setting, is where I learn most about the
Invisible Body scientific partner was Prof. David Hopkinson our collaborative project explored the relationships amongst the invisible genetic codes and the visible familiar facial features in parents and their children.
Female Puberty and a Search for an Identity. Wellcome Trust award winning Sci-Art ‘97 with Prof. Arthur Crisp, This collaboration was to convey both 3D and textually the psychopathology of the complexities of anorexia nervosa.
Materia medica exhibition I explored the how society categorise, order and prioritise women on either side of the ‘perfect’ body and the direct relationship to the popular science phrenology.