Category: A Dance in the Dark: series

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

Light allows us to see what is in front of us; darkness allows us to feel the aura of those around us. In this set of portraits, I photograph my father in what I believe to be his element.. on his boat. Statement for Portraits in the Dark: Darkness can be perceived as a warm … Continue reading Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

A Prayer for the Future

A Prayer for the Future

Sometimes life takes us places we don't really want to go to, thoughts we don't really want to face. But we have to. I took these photos in a period I knew that some things weren't right, and yet I didn't believe it yet, I couldn't. I held on to hope and chance just like … Continue reading A Prayer for the Future

7/9 months to change

7/9 months to change

I've been going through a difficult pregnancy and have been stuck at home for a while now. Since I am usually a very active, outgoing and sociable person this has been very hard for me. Although I love being pregnant and 'interacting' with baby, I feel as though I've lost who I was before, like … Continue reading 7/9 months to change

Anxiety (Insomnia)

Anxiety (Insomnia)

I'm in a state of big changes and this shows especially at night. I cannot sleep, and when I do, my dreams are very vivid and scary. I wake up every morning feeling tired and lost... what's happening to me? Will I be a bad mother? Why am I running away all the time? Why … Continue reading Anxiety (Insomnia)

Portraits in the Dark: Mother and Son Playing

Portraits in the Dark: Mother and Son Playing

Light allows us to see what is in front of us; darkness allows us to feel the aura of those around us. Darkness can be perceived as a warm thick blanket which allows us to feel more comfortable and less restrained and self conscious in front of others. It makes us feel anonymous and personal, … Continue reading Portraits in the Dark: Mother and Son Playing

A Portrait of Jeni

Jeni, a lovely fellow artist from Scotland has stayed at our place in between houses, and just like me is at a crossroads, although for different personal reasons. I have taken a series of photos representing my thoughts of Jeni at the time. This is my selection.

A dance in the dark: a series of self portraits

A dance in the dark: a series of self portraits

A series of melancholic and intimate self portraits of me at home exploring various deeply personal and important subjects whilst experimenting with light.. What does each location represent? The symbols are clear, the future is not..  

Whilst He Was Sleeping

Whilst He Was Sleeping

A set of introspective self portraits depicting the loneliness and doubt associated with the artist's struggle to make the decision.. Light versus dark, stability versus the unknown, reason versus the emotional and intuitive.