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Fierce And Fearless: Witty Wise Women and Wondrous Tales William Morris Gallery

1 February 2023

Until end February 2023 Providing a counterpoint to the exhibition The Legend of King Arthur: A Pre-Raphaelite Love Story, William Morris Gallery has commissioned me to create an installation exploring international myths and legends. Until 22 January 2023 The new textile installation Fierce And Fearless: Witty Wise Women and Wondrous Tales was made in response to King …

Shows, Talk

Photo50 Panel: Home, Memory and Diaspora

2 January 2023

I am excited to start this year with having my work included at the Photo 50 /  London Art Fair opening today 17th January (6-9pm). The Art Fair continues to be open till 22nd January at the Business Design Centre in Islington. I will also be taking part in a Photo50 Panel: Home, Memory and Diaspora centered around the …

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Bamako Biennale

24 October 2022

I am very excited to be having a retrospective of key works as part of the Bamako Biennale in October 2022. 13th edition of the Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography focusing On Multiplicity, Difference, Becoming, and Heritage will hold an extensive presentation of my work and include three of my projects: Auto-portraits, Sites of …

Commissions

William Morris Gallery

24 September 2022

To coincide with the upcoming exhibition The Legend of King Arthur: A Pre-Raphaelite Love Story, I have been commissioned to create an installation exploring international myths and legends. I have worked with a local ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) group to gather stories from around the world. These will be the starting point for …

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Squaring the Circles of Confusion: Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st Century

24 July 2022

Curated by Zelda Cheatle HonFRPS, this exhibition celebrates the work of eight contemporary artists. We each adopt a pictorialist approach through aesthetics or process on our work much of which is new or previously unseen in the UK. I will be showing work from the series The Flanuese which I created in 2018. Exhibiting photographers also include …

Aquisition

RAMM has announced the acquisition of artwork The Sweetest Thing

4 July 2022

I am excited to share that RAMM has announced the acquisition of my artwork The Sweetest Thing, thanks to the generous support of the Contemporary Art Society as well as the Friends of RAMM. Recently on display in the museum, this textile piece draws on RAMM’s archaeological and textile collections, as well as my own research …

Commissions, Shows

Cornwall Creative Connections

24 June 2022

Cultural Connections Cornwall, a collaborative residency at Mounts Bay Academy with year 10 students, in association with The Exchange and the National Portrait Gallery. Through a series of workshops [including a brilliant field trip], we explored cultural connections between Cornwall and the National Portrait Gallery collection. In response, the students researched and selected portraits from …

Publication

SHINING LIGHTS I BLACK WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE UK – the 1980s/1990s 

26 February 2022

In the two decades before the end of the millennium, Black female photographers/artists played a significant role in shaping the cultural landscape of the UK. They fostered a radical and unique voice that was a key driving force of the independent art scene of the 1980s and 1990s. With their work largely under-represented across established …

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TATE Britain I Life between islands Caribbean-British art 1950s – now

24 February 2022

This exhibition explores the work of artists from the Caribbean who made their home in Britain, alongside other British artists whose work has been influenced and inspired by Caribbean themes and heritage. It features a selection of images from ‘Autoportrait’ on show in Michael McMillan’s front room with the complete work being available as a limited edition poster …

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The Sweetest Thing I Commissioned new work now on show at RAMM in Exeter

2 February 2022

2019 I was commissioned by the Royal Albert Memorial Museum to make a piece of work in response to their collection and the major exhibition looking at Devon’s links to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Originally planned as part of a season of ‘Untold Stories’, this exhibition was inevitably delayed due to Covid. On what was …