My oeuvre is comprised of several thematic projects which are both distinct as well as inter-related, open-ended chapters. Working thematically allows me to focus on a project for two to four years, creating fantastical worlds that are founded in research. While each project chapter has unique themes, all are underpinned by a creative investigation into social equality through the use of character play. All of my work positions groups of individuals and theatrical tools, like costumes or props, in settings that illuminate ideas of identity. My work attempts to occupy British anthropologist Victor Turner’s notion of liminality, a transitional state of ritual wherein participants fully engaged in performance inhabit a series of new, hybrid identities.
My brand of identity play-focused artwork is often multi-sensory, expressed in various media including public art, performance, video, photography as well as painting and drawing. Most recently, my exhibitions have incorporated both traditional gallery works alongside video installations, live performance, and even public artworks. The diversity of my output mirrors my interests in creating worlds within which the work exists, and also working within and beyond the gallery cube and traditional “object” of art.