Cossack Ladies No. 1, 2016
Through sourcing photographic albums and single images from marketplaces, this ongoing series is being created by digitally layering selected photographs from a related time period to create a reciprocal image seeking to preserve a history both of the physical objects and persons featured.
Portraits of a Town: Spalding
Portrait of multiculturalism: European influences on Lincolnshire town explored through sculpture
From those who run fruit and vegetable markets to those working in the food packing plants, those tending the land on local farms or tending the check-outs in independent shops, sculptor Joseph Hillier captures the residents of a small, Lincolnshire market town exploring its heritage and inherited culture…
Cut 8, 2015
The ‘Cut’ series is based on film stills, taking a cut to the cheek as a cinematic cliché. The paintings parody the visual shorthand used to portray an injury within the confines of the stare of the lens. The selected image is carefully cropped and recomposed to focus on the protagonist’s face. The circumstances surrounding each injury may vary, a cut from an accident or perhaps from a violent act - but in reality this is only an illusion created with make-up, merely a painted mark in itself.
Em and Bruno, 2016
Charcoal portrait drawing 77cm x 68cm framed
Saturday's Ghost, 2014
Oil on newspaper
Published 31 March 2017