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HELEN PILKINGTON

HELEN PILKINGTON

Helen Pilkington is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in London. She has a continual interest in capturing the uncanny in everyday life.

Coming from a fashion background, textures, textiles and marks continue to be a fascination and appear throughout the process of her artistic exploration.

Through forensically tracing the everyday urban landscape, not only found objects, but found moments are discovered and captured. This sensory journey is recorded through decisive selection and abstraction - and in tracing the presence and subsequence absence of an object or a moment, a visual story is created. She uses her body to indexically navigate her environment. Her work is

about undoing the tangle of life - unpicking it - and understanding the madness and seduction of the stories and circumstances of her reality. The juxtaposition of the domestic and the urban - the personal and political - reoccur as themes throughout. 

Her work is is about undoing the tangle of life - unpicking it - and understanding the madness and seduction of the stories and circumstances of her reality. The juxtaposition of the domestic and the urban - the personal and political - reoccur as themes throughout.