Implementing cultural techniques that operate between art and anthropology, retail and the fitness and health industry, Emma’s practice poses questions around consumer culture, object ontologies and biopolitics.
Working across video, sculpture, ceramics and digital prints the installation proposes a space deeply permeated with human touch and desire. The materiality of each medium employed is presented in a direct relationship with physicality to construct a non-hierarchical environment, whereby both tangible objects and the human perception are destabilised.
The Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award forms part of Acme Studios’ Residency & Awards Programme and is a partnership initiative between Acme and Central Saint Martins, jointly funded by Acme and the Helen Scott Lidgett Fund. It provides a rent free studio for twelve months, a stipend, as well as mentoring and exhibiting opportunities.