My work explores partially occluded, or discarded family narratives often associated with loss and trauma. I take a multifaceted approach; deploying printmaking and textiles, alongside text and audio recordings of fragments of testimony.
I engage others in the collaborative re-fabrication of emotionally freighted photographs, objects and garments. As I work with these objects, I choose to use them as receptacles onto which I and my collaborators can project new meaning. In the 'Made Up' project I worked with my own family members and history.
I link this process of material re-fabrication with the realm of memory, where