LAURA RICHARDS



A visual representation of my childhood memory box with a subtle nod to racial politics and societal discourse, focusing on my experience of growing up as a mixed race child, and playing a balancing act with my cultural heritage. My most vivid memories of growing up contemplating culture and heritage lie in the hands of the two opposing films being the only two VCR tapes I had owned for a decade. The secret Garden &Dancehall Queen.
“Mum why don’t I have pin straight pink hair?!” My fascination with hair and my naivety of deciphering the real and fake are the inspiration for my textile derived from lace wig making.
Euro centrism, Racism and racial binaries are all a lot to handle as an adult...
“Innocence is bliss.”

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