All the Better to See You With

‘you want to see, but not to feel' Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady (1880-81) What does my dissertation topic and current celebrity gossip have in common? Aside from despair and the need to make tenuous links, it's women. Naked women to be precise. One strand of research I'm chasing is the bright idea of the …

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Body Positivity.

A good friend recently asked me what my thoughts were on body positivity. A new body positivity society has recently started at our university (one of those 'why didn't I think of that?' moments) and she was writing an article for them. Our conversation got me thinking about how body positivity has impacted my life. …

Lines.

This was a life drawing study I did about a year ago now. It was the first time I'd attended a class and a long time since I'd returned to art after my school years. I was nervous about what I could create in a room filled with cool, confident and arty students who held …