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Ceramicist and painter that explores a deeply felt and personal experience within the sport of Powerlifting. The body of work generates conversation around women's sport and the conflict between femininity and performance.

Ceramic Dumbbell Pyramid (in progress) 135 x 279 cm

I have conducted one hundred interviews with women on their sporting experiences. Their words will be fired onto the surface of my dumbbells for the degree show pyramid. Degrading of the female athlete is present throughout history, supported in my work.

Brushstrokes exhibition March 18th – March 19th, cupping 120 x 120 cm, Marks 120 x 120 cm
Ceramic slip cast dumbbell close-up
Ceramic slip cast dumbbell
Painting process
Photo transfers

Journey to the show