did you grow up?
Croydon, Kenya, Surrey
Is there a new Girly sensibility in Art?
yes, in so far as girly means the freedom to be girly without fear
What star sign are you? Cancer
What influences and inspires you?
Generally - iconic images, music, films, books, radio. Specifically
- Elvis, Robbie, Punk, Kitchen Sink, Tenessee Williams, Iris Murdoch,
Sarah Waters, Shirley Collins, Old books about the royal family,
post-war Britain, the 40s,the 50s, Americana, Alex Katz, James Rielly,
Amy Adler, Dirk Bogarde, Richard Burton, John Currin, art, Nadia
Hebson, The Red Shoes, Arsenal FC, The White Stripes, Reality TV
Is it important or irrelevant for women artists to engage with the
art world on a political level?
why should it be any different for a female artist rather than a
male? It is important for any artist to do this if it is important
Is your work particularly female or feminine? maybe, I cant
tell. It is just about stuff I am interested in
Do you think little girls are made of sugar and spice and all
absolutely not but boys are made of puppy dogs tails.
This interview appears in the Feb 2004 issue of Arty