Selfie Disrupter

This weekend alongside Sluice Biennial http://www.sluice.info/ Deborah House Studio is opening to the public. I will be there Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October 12-6pm. As an anti-selfie I will be taking portraits with my vintage Hasselblad using my hand painted backdrops. The backdrops are inspired by photographic...

The Pencil Test, 2016

In response to the theme of Anxiety I created a short film that is being shown at the 57th Venice Biennale in a satellite project devised and curated by Vanya Balogh. The resulting film is “The Pencil Test”. We are so used to the sexualised bodies of celebrities and...

Intimacy and distance

As the Witnessing Woman series matures I recognise that distance has become an important element in my photography. I mean ‘distance’ to refer to the physical and psychological distance that the artist has with her subject and the ways in which the photographs play with the physical and psychological...

Residencies at ArToll 2012+2014

Directional Forces 2012 Artoll, Bedburg-Hau, Germany www.artoll.de Residency: 4-18 March 2012 Viewing: 17 March 2012 1pm – 5pm Martin Barrett (UK), Cedric Christie (UK), Garry Doherty (UK), Paul Helliwell (UK), Sally Labern (UK), Ivan Lam (Malaysia), Lesley Logue (UK), Sian Mooney (UK), Mark Sowden (UK), Nerys Mathias (UK), Lewis...

Treasure, 2009

In 2009 I saw a call for art for an exhibition called: Travelling Light at the WW Gallery London. They wanted art that could fit into a large envelope. I was conscious that my art was concerned with desire yet I had produced few images of men, so I...

Gestures, 2014

During a residency in Germany in 2014 I photographed myself making gestures, thinking about relationships and sex and playing with moving my hands. My work was chosen to be exhibited in Belgrade at the O3one Gallery. For the symposium held at the gallery during the exhibition I discussed the...

MA Show, Byam Shaw, 2005

Using photography as a tool to gather evidence this series manifests itself as square images; a building block system used to put images together and give an equal value to each image. The square format is used to give the work neither portrait nor landscape status. Each image is...