COLLAGE

My collage technique utilises printed fragments of urban consumerism, liberated from lifestyle magazines and rearranged in a new context. Compositions build from ambiguous shadows and inconsistent shifts of focus, to create scenes of vague disquiet. I attempt to replicate that slightly unnerving feeling one experiences upon entering an unfamiliar space, where the first few seconds are spent rather anxiously scanning the room for something recognisable. These claustrophobic interiors and urban nocturnes may or may not have existed; the half-realised recollections of events might not have happened there. Rather, the works represent leaves torn from the distorted visual memory bank of this unreliable narrator. Or someone else’s…

the Citizens
the Citizens

65x48cm

Editing Suite
Editing Suite

collage in relief 44x58cm

Plunge
Plunge

paper collage and origami 70x50cm

Three Sisters
Three Sisters

40x50cm

On the Terrace
On the Terrace

collage in relief 45x45cm

Vermeer's Woman in Blue
Vermeer's Woman in Blue

paper-punched collage 27x22cm

Tuscan Interior
Tuscan Interior

66x76cm

Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio

66x76cm

English Class
English Class

30x40cm