My practice explores the experience and ephemerality of touch, examining physical gestures and points of contact which are often overlooked. In the studio, I revisit, distil, and abstract these moments, distorting boundaries between mediums to offer different perspectives on an experience. Borrowing approaches from painting, sculpture, printmaking, and fibre art, I consider how nuances of material touch can alter the perception of physical touch, and act as a point of exchange between artist and viewer.  The folds, creases, and layers of each piece suggest an action which has already occurred, but where its memory has lingered through the traces that are left behind.




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