Drawing on the influence of Renaissance painting and contemporary still life photography this series of images addresses the representation of social issues within the domestic interior such as class, identity and the economy. Placing raw meat and animal body parts alongside everyday objects gives the work a kind of forensic quality and subtle meanings. The dark backgrounds accentuate their shape and form referring back to the approach of Spanish still life.
‘Rural Borders’ explores the English landscape showing evidence of human existence through man-made pathways and structures. They pierce the vulnerable scenery leaving blemishes that over time inevitably become one with the surroundings.