Present Memory 2012
4 channel video projection, foam board, bulsa wood, 6 HD videos
on LED screens
I have been working primarily in video and video installation
since 2009. My current practice involves video projection onto
objects and unusual surfaces (such as water, fog, mirrors,
furniture) in an attempt to make the inanimate come alive. Loops,
repetition, circles and black voids reoccur as an expression of the
relentlessness of adult life.
My creations become sculptural forms with projected videos that
run on continual loop, there is no beginning, middle or end, rather
what is created is an immersive environment to be stepped into.
Present Memory explores nothingness and boredom whilst
creating a narrative that longs and searches for meaning between
these mundane objects and ordinary moments.
My intimate video installations question our ordinary
understandings of time and space, attempting to generate an
emotional connection with the audience. I am interested in the
audiences' relationship to my artworks and how they affect each
My artworks contain an unrelenting searching and longing, played
out amid ideas of existentialism, absurdity and aloneness. The
works juxtapose melancholia, nostalgia, comedy, memory, fear,
tragedy, and beauty.
My artworks are often all or partly autobiographical, an
amalgamation of experiences and memories, dreams and nightmares,
fears and fantasies.
My practice addresses anxiety, fear, loss, memory, and
disappointment whilst searching for comfort, connection, and