“My practice explores the mental and medical, drawing on my own experiences with anxiety, hypochondria and family illness. I fabricate objects that I find viscerally or emotionally familiar, attempting to imagine the inner workings of my body from my position as trapped outside of it. My objects often display their own mortality or adopt postures of dependence – a wall limply props them up or their surfaces sag. Tensions and anxieties are physically represented in the strain of the materials themselves. The visceral apprehension or empathy we may feel for the works as they collapse, rot or deflate is my attempt to bring life, and inevitably death, into the materials.”
Ground WorkAlexandra Searle, Catriona Robertson, Gabriela Pelczarska, Irena Posner, James Southall Ford, Jesse Pollock, Josh C. Wright, Marian Lee, Tom Bull 14 Sep - 13 Oct 2022STUDIO WEST is proud to present GROUND WORK, an immersive group exhibition of artwork by London's most exciting emerging sculptors. the exhibition examines the relationship between sculpture and the body, by creating an immersive and partially interactive environment. The pieces on show are thematically united by the artists' committed interest...