I really try to confront my own sensitivity and often the research is based on self evaluation: trying to dismantle narratives which have been planted and may still be growing. Whilst challenging an internalised belief system, I equally try to pull apart 'ideas of blackness' within the current art sphere.
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It is a reaction to the current racial pandemic targeting black people.
It is a reaction to knowing that safety is seldom.
It is a reaction to the realisation that whilst we swim to safety, we have to keep faith, whatever that means to you.
So it is also about light and softness and colour.
It is about protection and home, whoever or wherever that is for you.