In my work I am exploring the way that we build and recreate our personal memories, particularly of childhood. I’m interested in the way that memory both influences and is influenced by our present.

Photographs are tangible memories and its often hard to recognise yourself and your surroundings. The memories we have are fragmented, selective, and faded almost like trying to remember parts of a dream. For me, photography is a way of communicating an emotion, a story, a feeling, a snapshot of a moment that you can look back on in years to come and instantly be transported back to that place or time.

I am interested in the processes involved in creating a piece of work such as layering different elements and sewing into the surface as this has become a method for me to navigate through my memories and imagination to inform my work.