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Reflecting on an image

In preparing for an upcoming talk, I’ve been thinking a lot about this image. My mastectomy and reconstructive surgery was a just month away when I finally had my hospital “before” photos taken. I’d canceled twice. These official photos would clinically document a version of me that would soon no … Read More


Deleterious… My BRCA test results letter was my induction into the world of the “worried well”. I was not ill, but was suddenly living in the world of the infinitesimally small – my own DNA cast a shadow over everything I was and knew. But years have passed, and I’ve … Read More

talk: Decoding the Personal – with Arts and Health Hub

I’m super pleased to be joining artists @chrystal.ding and @palomatendero on August 5th for an online conversation exploring the impact of genetics on our personal practices, chaired by Arts and Health Hub founder @danielreganphotography Find out more here. For a peek into the genetics-related projects and ideas that inspired this conversation, you can read our … Read More

Mantra for the dead

Written April 13, 2020. Allowing my thoughts to lead me… In 2017 on a residency in Italy, I made cyanotypes from star maps. Well, they made themselves really, I just provided the materials and helped them along. Right away I knew I wanted to do something large, so laid out … Read More

Seeing into the soul of a woodland

I live a short walk from the Hackney Marshes and the tiny Wick Woodland, and one of the beautiful, unpredicted results of being here under lockdown is that I have fallen in love with this vast green space near my house. I’ve always loved and appreciated it — but now … Read More

Imagining your death…

I’ve been playing with images of my dad to learn a bit of Photoshop. He died in 2007, but not a day goes by that he is not in my thoughts. I don’t have a religious faith, but sometimes I still feel that he is still alive in some way, … Read More

exhibition: ‘Through the Looking Glass’ with Lumen

Lumen present Through the Looking Glass: Humanity’s Changing Vision of the Universe, an exhibition of over 50 artists, illuminating how technology has influenced a collective view of the Universe. Dates: 16 – 20 October 2019Private View: 15th October 6-9pmOpening Hours: 16-20 October 12-6pmVenue: Ugly Duck 47-49 Tanner St, Bermondsey, London … Read More