Is drawn to the spirit of folklore, songs and literature that has inspired or captured the imagination of others through the generations. The gift to evoke a texture, object or feeling is what she seeks to capture and make manifest, bringing form to mental imagery. Her work takes a variety of forms, often inspired by found objects that connect thought and memory.
Rachel has responded to Woolf’s imaginative way of writing, paralleling this with stories from folklore. Her work in the exhibition was inspired by Woolf’s rhythm, movement and fluidity in her writing style and by Woolf’s way of describing ‘glimpses’, without ever seeing the whole.
2019 WAVELENGTHS 2