The use of material often plays a part in the stories I want to tell. Working on a clay surface enabled me to express the idea of being between worlds. These panels are coated with Kaolin Clay which are often used as a substance on African masks because white is a colour which represents the world of the unseen. I wanted the women in these claybord panels to be almost like threshold guardians of the universal realm.
Artskop3437: An exploration of The Abstract Truth of Things by Charmaine Watkiss and Andrew Pierre Hart at Tiwani Contemporary https://www.artskop.com/artmedia/en/an-exploration-of-the-abstract-truth-of-things-at-tiwani-contemporary/
Aida Amoako, "Charmaine Watkiss and Andrew Pierre Hart Tune to the Blues", Frieze, 11 Sept. 2020, ill. https://www.frieze.com/article/charmaine-watkiss-and-andrew-pierre-hart-tune-blues