March 1, 2020

I added to and updated the writing on this project and here it is in it's entirety. You can also read this on the walls of the current exhibition. Enjoy. 

  • Wild Womxn 

“Wildlife and the woman are both endangered species”, begins Clarissa Pinkola Estés in her iconic...

September 5, 2019

“In various parts of the world today, if a woman takes a stand politically, socially, spiritually, familially, environmentally, if she points out that a particular emperor has no clothes, or if she speaks for those who are hurt or who are without voice, too often her m...

September 3, 2019

“If we try to address women’s basic animal nature, we run the risk of sounding as if we are casting women as only animal-like, or as more animal like than men… as a feminist I believe that frank exploration of the potential animal and mystical elements of female sexual...

September 2, 2019

“Wildlife and the woman are both endangered species”, begins Clarissa Pinkola Estés in her iconic Women Who Run With The Wolves. This book, and others, along with my organic discoveries both professionally and personally over the past two years, have led me to a belief...

May 31, 2019

Next week I begin a new wave of research, building on my masters studies and moving towards the next stage of my performance practice. I will be in residence and National Dance Company Wales, then Cardiff MADE in the coming weeks and at Torch Theatre in August. I am as...

February 23, 2018

(First published in Animated Magazine Summer 2017) 

Like most great things, this project grew organically. I’d been living and working in Cairo on and off for two years and I was full to the brim with inspiration from the energy and challenges that brought with it. From...

March 11, 2017

When we talk about engaging young people in dance, particularly young people of the teenage variety, we often use words like ‘accessibility’, which in this context can mean two different things. Accessibility can refer to all young people being able to access, apprecia...

September 21, 2016

My voice is not especially important, but it is the only one available to me. So please excuse me if I use it to express my outrage on behalf of myself, and those around me. There are women whose experiences have touched me, and whose stories deserve to be told. Where...

September 3, 2016

Today I came under fire as a result of publicity for (Un)Covered for cultural appropriation. I am not surprised, nor do I dismiss this persons opinion. She was right to speak out and intersectionality is at the heart of all powerful feminist change. I was not initially...

November 26, 2015

Countries are like relationships.

In that each person/country has their problems, their baggage… but choosing the right one for you at any given time in your life is about which problems fit with your personal shape of neurosis.

 

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