Reflect, Refract, React is metal work that challenges relationships by applying mirrors to the body rather than viewing the body in the mirror.
My work focuses on the traditional making skills of the brick maker and the tinker; a traveling tradesman supplying simply made metal domestic goods.
Water is the central element in my process. The flow of the river and the changes in the states of the tide are indices of the passing time.
My collection is inspired by Ancient-Egyptian design and the concept of the afterlife, incorporating symbolised strengths and treasured possessions.
I’m interested in the social dynamics that occur when an event is witnessed or missed, the creation of the inclusive and exclusive by an object.
The Polish history of my family has always been particularly absorbing for me. It has become a personal way of connecting with and preserving memory.
My work explores the transitory character of the nature and the effect that the rhythm of walking within a place can have on the mind.
Using traditional techniques, alongside fingerprint powder on photographs, I have considered materiality and the traces of information they contain.
I find fascination within old relics that transport to a different time and place. My collection is inspired by the study of peasant artifacts.
The fabrics for this collection are bright tweeds infused with ribbon and wool, graphic florals in every colour mixed with birds and mohair spots.
This year my work has been exploring relationships between the language of text and visual language.
Through the paintings that I make I have a desire to transform mundane imagery such as stairs, legs and arms, into motifs.
My work is derived from a collection of highly decorative and exotic jewellery, ornaments and objets d’art that date back to the Aesthetic Movement.
The collection aims to uncover the purpose and function of individual garments that leads to such relationships between the clothes and the wearer.
I began this work by exploring the ideas around truth, in particular the idea that truth is relative to each individual.
Through my work runs themes of memory, loss, nostalgia and a sorrow for times that have passed and are now irretrievable.
Inspired by a rural upbringing and a rich family heritage, my work explores the simplicity and self sufficiency of pre WW2 pastoral Britain.
In high school I tried many different creative processes but I found myself always drawn to the process of design, and architecture in particular.
By using commonplace and inanimate objects, and abstracting them through photographic methods, an air of dreamlike ambiguity is created.
This collection is a reaction to how music and style have developed and the effect on street style; from jazz to 90s British Soul II Soul.