I combine research with an auto-ethnographic, visual art practice which is open to change and performed in what I describe as an expanded form of contemporary painting involving drawing, photography and photo-etching, collage, decalcomania and collaboration using artist’s moving image.
Process is developed through ‘reflection-in-action’ and ‘reflection-on-action’ to explore relevant connections with philosophy and themes such as aura, trace, copy and haptic knowledge. Recording cognitive action on objects made, collected or found and creating archive journals supports these activities.
Architecturally positioned in situated, studio based practice, the research enquiry of what occurs through occupancy and the phenomena of architectural weathering can locate new, experiential contexts for audience interaction and subject matter to work with. This is being realized in individual works, whilst combining various installation projects both off site in national and international exhibition venues and on site particularly during annual, Open Studio events.