Sand Swallows Beneath My Feet, 2019
There is a transformative space between grounded and uprooted experiences that counteract our states of stay. With references to the ecology of my homeland, I continue to investigate the relationship between self and place. Through imaginative rediscovery, the work explores themes of hybridity and cultural identity within the context of my personal migration. When carefully considering the ways in which my position changes from place to place, the ever-changing social, economic and political situation of home as an ideal; there fundamentally exists intricate links between the nostalgia of home and the volatile world in which it resides. To trace, connect and comprehend the movement of self across boundaries within this world, inevitably influences our concept of self.