I have these ribbons at my exhibitions, on which people can write messages as a sign of support for survivors and victims of abuse. Offering words of public validation and a social response that we are not alone, we have nothing to be ashamed of and we are not worthless. Here are a few things […]
In order to forget the abuse I created another world where I could put my mind whilst my body was being abused. This piece is a cartoon version of the sculpture of a girl lying on the mattress (The Forgotten One) The cartoon girl is floating and disappearing in a tower made from Battenberg cake. This […]
A sculpture of small girl child lies on an adult sized mattress on the floor. She is innocent, vulnerable and alone. MY BONES DON’T KNOW THEIR USE My bones don’t know there use you have designed it this way to take us past the point of caring Caring for ourselves I abandon myself to you […]
O A pile of letters shows the alphabet unformed, some are half formed words The words are separate from the body, showing that slowly, the words came- whole words I found years on.
A group of survivors of a peadophile ring that is forgotten, who are bound together not as individuals but as one identity. They represent a powerlessness and a state of invisibility that comes from the the impact of abuse and the experience of being disbelieved and blamed.