Dawn is interested in the relationship between people and objects in contemporary consumer culture, and how objects are given value by individuals and societies. She uses a range of sculptural techniques and materials from slip casting porcelain and concrete, to sculpting cake and blancmange. Dawn then photographs her sculptures to present them in the public realm through advertising posters, billboards and on social networking sites.
For Yorkshire Sculpture International, Dawn worked with refugees and migrants in Wakefield to investigate sculptures as anthropological artefacts, particularly exploring identity and everyday experiences through food and consumer objects.
Yorkshire Sculpture International has an extensive engagement programme, spanning education, community collaborations and artist support.
We explore sculpture with people of all ages, connecting them with the materials and processes used in making sculpture today and showing how sculpture can be found all around us. We are currently working with a group of 25 artists across Yorkshire as part of our 2022 Sculpture Network.
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