I incorporate notions of the visceral: blood-staining - the alluring body. Mine is a public show of things deemed impolite by my society. Menstruation is to be dealt with quietly still.
For years I have created with soap and hair, enthralled by the materials and their implications.I began to use my menstrual blood more recently, acknowledging that I entered my forties with menses intact, knowing I'll leave without them. My aim is always to produce work that is beautiful and enticing; to draw in the viewer before the materiality of the piece is revealed and a reaction provoked. This play of seduction and subsequent repulsion interests me greatly.