Cloth on the body first and foremost protects our vulnerability — it conceals our nakedness and protects us from the elements.
Photo credit: Keith Martin It is not just about the body, my work uses the body in perceiving it.
We have a diverse and complex relationship with the trillions of microbes that call our bodies home and the beneficial symbiotic relationships we have with them.
One last thing I have been thinking about recently, was in her later years, Louise Bourgeois a huge inspiration of mine had restricted use of her hands due to arthritis.
In this piece, another from the series Obscure Objects of Obesity, I wanted to explore how I could represent a three-dimensional object in two-dimensions, but still contain its form upon a flat surface.
They also go on a journey of the metaphorical, visceral, psychosocial, emotional and symbolism of the personal interfaces of our internal and external worlds.