I was honoured to have my work selected for this years Alumni exhibition at the University of Plymouth 2019. My experimental cyanotype concrete triptych called ‘A Palestinian View of Jerusalem’ that took me over three months to complete was featured alongside other great alumni artists. It was the first time that it had been in such an amazing gallery context at the Roland Levinsky Gallery. I also had my five minute film ‘Art of Failure’running alongside the piece showing the frustrations in the chemical and concrete experiments that eventually became a success. That piece showed me the importance of collaboration with other artists namely Noel Brennan who became a good friend during the process of sculpture and photochemistry.
By researching the significance of colour in early religious art I have been able to incorporate these codes into my art installation about the Holy Land. The cyanotypes on paper vellum are photographs that I have taken in post-conflict Gaza and show the suffering, poverty and damage to infrastructure caused after a war in the worlds largest open prison.Read More