The Nude Male – curated by Julie Cook and Nerys Mathias, 2015

The Nude Male Curated by Julie Cook and Nerys Mathias 18-20th March 2015, AVA Gallery, University of East London The Nude Male presents ten female photographers using the male nude in their practice. The exhibition spans work made in Paris in the 1930’s, political feminist work from the 70s and 90s, and contemporary work from […]

Residencies at ArToll 2012+2014

Directional Forces 2012 Artoll, Bedburg-Hau, Germany 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 Paul (UK), Dean Todd (UK), Hedley […]

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 produced “Treasure” which was inspired by […]

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 original development of the work. Western […]

Self portraits as Patriarchal Painters, 2007

In 2006 I began a series: “Self Portraits as Dead Iconic Patriarchal Painters” to deal with the contradictory emotions involved with looking within the cannon of art history as an artist working today. As a female artist using photography my desire to join the exclusive group of male painters, whose work I love and identify […]

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 made to be seen on its […]

CSM, Escapist Magazine, 1998

My education at St Martins, under the tutelage of Keith Wilson and Bruce Gernand, gave me an understanding of conceptual rigor and a critical eye. I was provided with access to the London contemporary art scene, and introduced to contemporary art theory. It was here that I was exposed to the YBA’s, feminist art theory […]