A Necessary Fiction Images and Texts
A short documentary film of "A Necessary Fiction" can be viewed on YouTube HERE
Title: Memory Reloaded
Medium: screen-print onto paper clay
Text: How we remember and what we are made to forget is the basis of Memory reloadedand the manner in which memory is fragmented, splintered and fractious. I wanted to question the link between the creation of objects and the creation of memory and the mechanisms by which individuals and communities commemorate, recollect.
Title: Boxed in Boxed out
Medium: Screen-print on paper-clay, photographic image on acetate, museum display case
Text: Boxed in Boxed out uses the idea of the colonial museum display as a means by which the meaning of an object or text can be abused, changed, controlled and hidden.
The redacted texts displayed testify to the erasure of black history and the obfuscation of meaning, with the use of the museum display case an example of a museum as a place of memory that stores
memories and organises meaning.
Title: Told from below
(exhibition installation view)
Medium: Glazed stoneware clay, photographic print onto fabric