I am interested in the complex nature of home. It is transient and ever evolving as we move through various stages of life. We move from the childhood home into young adulthood and house sharing, to travel abroad, to renting, to buying, to selling. Where we call home is constantly changing and affected by many factors: ageing, loss, the ending of a relationship, the selling of a house, moving country. Home is on the one hand temporary and ever evolving, but on the other, permanent – we all need somewhere to lay our head.
I am interested in the idea that we are constantly building and rebuilding ‘Home’. We both celebrate and grieve the loss of what was and use precious memories to push us ahead to the future. Home is both wonderful and painful and these are areas I aim to explore in my work.