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Janine Everitt

MA Fine Art work by Janine Everitt showing a house on the sea
MA Fine Art work by Janine Everitt showing black shapes next to each other
MA Fine Art work by Janine Everitt showing black shapes next to each other
3 people's faces overlapping - MA Fine Art work by Janine Evetitt
MA Fine Art work by Janine Everitt showing a house on the sea
MA Fine Art work by Janine Everitt showing a house on the sea next to a cliff

My work sets out to look at the human condition surrounding notions of home. How it can at once be a place of safety and belonging as well as a site of alienation.

Material and imaginative geographies of home are both multiple and ambiguous, revealing attachments to more than one place, shaped by memories as well as everyday life in the present. Home as a sense of belonging  is a key characteristic both historically and in the contemporary world through geopolitical displacement and globalisation.

A mixture of ethnographic research and first hand interviews in local communities provides me with a departure point into the precariousness of human dwelling, highlighting potential relations between space, scale, identity and power. Bringing into focus the home as located and bound, versus one which involves a more mobile often deterritorialized geography.

I often embrace the Surrealist preoccupation with the object, in this case, the home, by placing it outside the field of its own power. I try to create imagery which suggests new ways of seeing and challenges preconceived ideas.

I use a multidisciplinary approach which reflects experimentation through sculpture, photography and printmaking. Arriving at outcomes which aim to disrupt and bring about a re-orientation of thought and experience.

Biography

Having spent a large part of my life living and working in Europe, the Far East, the Americas and the Indian Sub-Continent has allowed me to gain a unique global insight into how home and belonging is perceived in different cultures.

I have taken part in group exhibitions at:

The Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC

Nunns Yard Gallery, Norwich

Millennium Library, Norwich

Wymondham Heritage Museum, Norfolk

www.janineeeveritt.weebly.com

Instagram: @janine_everitt

Lizzie Starling