political art

Cassandra’s Legacy

This is my Master of Fine Arts thesis for Art, Space and Nature at the University of Edinburgh. The title for my Masters thesis is inspired by the classical Greek play Agamemnon. In Aeschylus’s tragedy Agamemnon there is a beautiful woman named Cassandra who had the misfortune of catching the eye of the sun god […]

Streetlights

This is a simple statement on how many people, women specifically, feel about walking home at night. This is how it looked at the MFA show: This is a version I made for cards. Photography and poem both by me.

Imagining It Artist Book

This is a collection of other people’s suffering. These are six stories comprised of a diagnosis that was wrong and the resolution to the misdiagnosis These are stories of people being ignored, dismissed, and disregarded in terms of their own bodies and experiences because of what the doctor’s personal prejudices led them to believe rather […]

Just Out For A Walk

I currently live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Edinburgh Scotland. I am one of the transient student population that come from anywhere between 2 months and 5 years. It is one of the safer cities to walk around in at all times of the day or night. That being said, […]

Your Mother’s Vagina!

Your Mother’s Vagina is the most common insult all over the world. There is almost without exception a similar phrase in all languages. It varies in meaning from “I rue the day you were born” to “Your mother is filth and so are you”. I have utilized the language of children’s board books to convey […]

Silenced

Silenced was created as a response to how women feel when we try to speak up for ourselves. According to UN Women¬†only¬†22 per cent of all national parliamentarians were female as of August 2015. Only 14.6% off all CEO’s are women. While doctor and lawyers positions held by women have increased, they are still only […]

Viewing ALTAR Online

It is a challenge to showcase interactive art experiences online. I have set up the slider (and placed the links below)so that if you click on the abstracted image it will take you to: The curtain. The full picture of that person’s ordeal The poem that tells their story. It is the best way to […]