Dreamlands offered a photographic space for play and connection for me and my three nieces. Fascinated by the ancestral fleetings across their features, the presence of the camera allows me to gaze at them at length. Having a fractured family history I am in awe of their shared feminine sibling world. Resisting the compulsion to romanticise the lack in my own experience, I register the complex familial tensions and frictions, yet acknowledge their beautifully resolute individuality draws upon their deeply entwined sibling roots.
The eloquence of imagery, narrative and the act of looking are at the centre of my photographic practice; a visual space in which to unfurl and explore my endless curiosity about kinship, connection and separation.
A study of sisterhood, Dreamlands required me to rethink and refine my photographic approach and how photography can facilitate imaginative spaces between artist, subject and spectator.