My practice consists of many strands which when woven together create the entire picture.
One strand of which is currently researching the significance of relics, both within art and history, questioning what could be considered a relic, what role they might have within contemporary art and how I might incorporate them into my practice.
Our minds are a vast storehouse of information, memories, thoughts and emotions that can become triggered by words, songs, smells etc. Relics of past times leap into our consciousness, transporting us back in time and causing us to relive the past.
In this series of works I want to explore unconscious responses and relay them in a visual format using a type of automatic drawing. By focusing on a word and allowing my unconscious to express itself on paper, without censor, a free and spontaneous expression