I work with collage, drawing, print, installation and sound, seeking to reflect human behaviour, with subtle distortion; emphasising absurdity, hypocrisy or moral uncertainty where I find it. The bizarre in the banal, the odd in the ordinary. I hope to inspire closer scrutiny of the human world, its rules and rituals.
Playing with imagery, words, sounds and ideas found in strange and disparate places: from scientific journals to bot-generated YouTube clickbait, I frequently draw parallels between the psychological journey of the individual and the trajectory of society’s ‘progress’.
I have worked as a technician in printmaking for 8 years, supporting Higher Education courses and launching my own collaborative enterprise www.lutra.studio, in West Yorkshire where I live, supporting experimental print and drawing research and producing editions with other early career artists from different disciplines.