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Shona Jackson

Following a public art experiment at Tate Modern where Shona Jackson was hugely restricted in what she could present to the public, her work remains motivated by the psychological process of social and self-judgement. Constantly trying to further understand the long-standing taboo existent in the modern day and the resulting personas we claim to uphold, she questions pre-conceptions and the effects of law, religion and social construct in the 21st Century, considering sexuality in particular. The simplistic and truthful nature of her own photographs provide solid foundations from which drawings are created. Using screen-print, she allows these visuals to develop and demand reflection, for response is everything; it completes the work.

Jack Richards