Sun & Sea was made along the coastline where I live the marine life and eco system is vital the energy around us, mineral nutrients which are there but we have no kelp here is this shore. The living organisms thrive here but we are starting to question ongoing polluting factors, sewage spills and climate change have affected this beautiful, coastline. The sunflowers are taken from a trip I made to Romney March to find the small chapel where the artist Derek Jarman was buried.
This ongoing work reflects the time now and my urgency to protect and question the landscape I live in.
From the air that we breathe monitoring the air, to the waters and ocean we swim, fish and breathe in.
This photograph will be showing in the forthcoming A GENEROUS SPACE Exhibition
At Hastings Contemporary as part of the artist support pledge From November 25th to Sunday 17 April 2022..
Artist Support Pledge (ASP) asks artists and makers to post images of their work on Instagram using #artistsupportpledge and with a maximum price of £200. Buyers message the artist directly. Every time an artist achieves £1,000 of sales, they pledge to spend £200 on work by other artists.

Matthew says “In its 18 months of operating, ASP has become an important micro economy for artists, providing much needed income for hundreds of thousands of artists across the globe and inspiring a revolution in the role of what we understand to be a patron. Now ASP is going hybrid, not just virtual, but in a physical space. All artworks submitted will be for sale, and at a price point of no more than £200. There are amazing opportunities to purchase astonishing art while also supporting artists. If our experience of ASP has taught us anything it is that we can make meaningful change for the welfare of artists and makers, we just need a generous spirit and an open eye to see, and that is why I am delighted to collaborate on A GENEROUS SPACE with Hastings Contemporary with this open call.”