Hysterical Females explores a different angle of women's suffrage, focusing on the core of the problem - the men’s behaviour towards women. The film combines collage animation with green screen technology and is based in a surreal world. The film screened at Ilfracombe film festival and art galleries marking 100 years of women's suffrage in 2018.
My current research concerns social issues around the growing emphasis on appearance and the desire for perfection. The outcome will be a short film and exhibition. Plastic Roses is set in an aesthetic surreal world and explores a female dominated society where there are laws, religion, education and an economy that maintains the perfect beauty equilibrium.
Girls will be Girls combines archival footage from East Anglian Film Archive with other resources. The short film explores the expectations and behaviours of young women whilst they grow into womanhood. The dialogue was taken from interviews with four mature women retelling their girlhood stories and experiences.
'I Died for Beauty' looks at the disruption of habitual perceptions of beauty. The video was submitted for The One Minutes, a global network devoted to moving image. The theme was Martians Send Videos Home looking at estrangement.
An experimental collage animation exploring the frustration and rage of housework duties during late Victorian and Edwardian era. This work in progress is part of an an artist residency at North Lincolnshire Museum.
An experimental film on beauty using archival commercials.
Why do we bother with history? Here's my reasons why it is important to me as an artist. History does matter.
Magna Carta Women, a 4-piece collage, capturing the journey of British women over the last 800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta. The project was supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Royal Holloway University and toured England during 2015.