I come from a line of socialists,suffragettes and pacifists. My great uncles and grandfather were conscientious objectors in W.W.1. This collection of work is my homage to them and what they stood for. Click on HONORING THE ANCESTORS below to find out more ...
"HEADINGS": INSPIRED BY VICTORIAN ADVERTISING
"What I don't believe it!" .. Thus starts this character's tale of suffering the consequences of his misdoings. Each head has a cloud of words that tell their thoughts, often surprising, usually comical. There are 10 individually hand-tinted pictures for sale . Email us your enquiries..
HONOURING THE ANCESTORS:
I make these pictures with the hope that my personal journey through my family history can be shared publicly. The starting point is the photograph of an ancestor, relative or old friend. The process transforms the image, highlighting some features, obscuring others, subtly re-touching details, adding layer on layer of clues such as fragments of vintage wall paper or advertising imagery. So these are people in their own time challenging us to look at our own world as well as theirs.