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Recent peace of artwork: Burning Back the Layers

Burning Back the Layers One of the objectives behind 'Changing Spaces' was to use the project as an opportunity to experiment with new materials and techniques. In September 2013 I was invited by a gallery in East London, The E17 Art House to show a piece of my work in a group show using the theme of books. For someone who doesn't read that much (for good reason which will be made clear later) this was going to raise the question, of what to produce for the exhibition? In addition I had problems trying to identify current work from my portfolio that would fit the into the theme of the exhibition. With this I had decided to produce a new peace for the show.

For some, reading is a form of leisure in order to unwind or relax. For me reading is the complete opposite. Reading is like burning back the layers of my brain in order to find the part which helps me understand what is been said or conveyed on the pages of a book. As someone who has dyslexia I have to have real cause t…