"The ambition was to make a painting that the professor of fine art could have a conversation with my mum about, and neither of them condescending to each other."
George Shaw (Tate 2011)
Interested in memories, nostalgia, narratives, and truth. This body of work forms a reflection of experiences growing up in England being of mixed heritage. Using and re-using the imagery from my mother's old photo albums of childhood trips to the Philippines, my practice forms a process of recalling, realising, and questioning the events, exchanges and associations which have contributed to a separation in my two national identities. Through metaphors surrounding bleaching and cleaning, I explore dialogue relating to Britishness, Whiteness and colour theory.