Claire Shepherd

‘Unnatural Confinement’ (2021)

Video and sound

9 minutes
Through the juxtaposition of a rigid and unmoving material with one that is fluid and changeable; ‘Unnatural Confinement’ brings to light the abnormality of a restricted and isolated living, and reveals our growing desperation to regain freedom.

‘The Spread Of Disorder‘ (2020)

Concrete, water balloons, acrylic ink

45 x 33 x 8cm
This performative sculpture speaks about how COVID-19 has exposed holes in the stability and credibility of our government. The expanding black ink stain references both the personal and collective devastation that was experienced as a result.