CARNIVAL

SPECTRUM KING 2013

2013

Spectrum association Carnival King piece created for Preston Carnival. The piece incorporates images of slavery juxta-positioned with contemporary multinational oil companies who have exploited countries in Africa  such as Nigeria as colonialism evolved into informal empire.

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STARFISH PRESTON CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL 2018

June 2018

Starfish Piece made for Preston Caribbean Carnival Committee worn by Radio Lancashire Presenter Graham Liver.

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ABLAZE SPIDER

2013

Spider costume made for Ablaze carnival troop Preston

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RED DREAM LANCASHIRE ENCOUNTER SEPT 2018

September 2018

The pieces were co-created with a group of Blackburn based asylum seekers and portray: Resilience( Red Fist), Love (Heart) Cultures coming together (Red Cross & Red Crescent) & Dream of Peace.
The group paraded as part of Lancashire Encounter 2018

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WATERFOOT WAKES PARADE JULY 2018

July 2018

Cacophany Arkestra perform Brexodus at Waterfoot Wakes Procession

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Ablaze Mantis Carnival King piece 2013

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Ablaze Tiger co-created with Ablaze youth group for Preston Caribbean Carnival

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CARNIVAL AND PAINTING

An ongoing dialogue

SOCA TRAIN

2006

Soca Train, dedicated to the spirit of those who keep Caribbean Carnival alive and kicking in the U.K.

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CARNEM LEVARE- TO TAKE AWAY THE MEAT

1991

Carnival is a corruption of the Latin Carnem Levare - To take away the meat relating to the beginning of Lent in the Christian calendar.

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PARADISE LOST

2011

Paradise Lost Carnival costume incorporating Albrecht Durer's woodcuts from the Revelation of St John

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