A British Subject
Staring out defiantly, the young subjects of these portraits are forging their identity in a shifting and unpredictable cultural and political landscape.
At a time when the very notions of ‘Britishness’
and ‘Englishness’ are under the microscope,
these mixed-heritage teens are demanding a place at the table.
Presented as pairs, these ceramics focus on the positive tension between different groups of
people, and celebrate blossoming sexuality in
a multicultural landscape.
For a strong-headed, mixed-race girl growing up
in 20th century Sweden, role models and cultural references were a bit thin on the ground.
In a country where chocolate fondants were commonly known as ‘nigger balls’, it was necessary to tread my own path, and to forge
my own identity.
This provocative series of textiles is a cheeky
riposte to cultural conservatism, and a tongue in cheek celebration of different communities
getting down and dirty in London.
The fragility and struggle of being both a mother and a woman inspired these pieces - the intensity of striking a balance between your identity, your sexuality and your sense of self.
North / South
This piece is about the unique confluence of cultures in London. The patterns on the surface shapes are inspired by different textiles from around the world, reflecting the rich mix of a
Record cover design for critically acclaimed band Red Snapper, signed to Warp records.