I am a Sydney based artist. I predominantly work with cotton pulp as my
medium, which is sourced from reused cotton clothing and domestic cloth.
The pulp medium is made through a beating process, which occurs in a machine
called a Hollander; the cotton pulp medium is sprayed onto silk screens and
wall surfaces with a compressor and a mortar sprayer to create my work. This
is a unique process that I have developed myself over time.
In my practice I am investigating the use of
techniques, processes, imagery, and material languages to explore and describe
an imaginative space between the everyday experiences of my urban surroundings
and the rural environment in which I grew up. I approached this investigation by first exploring the sense
of familiarity that occurs for me when making work connected to the repetitive
tasks, daily routines, mechanical soundscapes, and other sensory aspects of
work on a farm. In then contrast this with imagery taken from urban street scapes of concrete surfaces and
textures experienced while traversing the inner city environment.