‘A metaphor gives concrete substance to an impression that is difficult to express’
Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space
Metaphors are significant in my work : they help to arrive at new understandings of both simple and complex ideas. Metaphoric associations are deeply connected to materials themselves for me and are integral to opening up possibilities rather than fixing meaning. They can be suggestive and subtle, creating a myriad of connections which can challenge and transform unconscious beliefs, bias’ and perceptions.
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