Informed by my cross-cultural heritage— British born, half Japanese and half Spanish— I remove, relocate and reconstruct objects in different geographic territories. I renegotiate memory and investigate our capacity to anchor experiences in tangible forms. This is reflected in a range of sculptural formats — innocuous possessions and handmade objects located on steel structures, wood-turned imitation crockery stacks and intricate ceramic tile reliefs. An intense attention to detail, combined with industrial finish and traditional craft, visually punctuate my work. Probing what it means to posses things and embed memories, personal histories and wider connections. Encountering and dealing with what’s been left behind — wondering who holds responsibility for these things going forward and how this has implications for everyone in terms of how we live, work and creatively express ourselves.
Education- Royal College of Art - MA sculpture
University of Brighton - Fine art sculpture
Recent exhibitions include On the other hand at Canary Wharf, London (2021), Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer 5th Edition, UK (2021), Apotropaion at Fokionos 16, Athens (2021), Squeeze Box at Collective Ending, London (2021), Against The Linear at KEIV, Athens (2021), Under the Volcano at Studio Block M74, Mexico City (2020), NEW FOUND LAND at Caustic Coastal Salford, UK(2019), To The Core at White Crypt, London (2018), Nomadic Vitrine at Recent Activity, Birmingham
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