Stella's work is informed by materials and practices of experimental photography. She creates site-specific installations, sculptures and film. Through these, she explores the concept of the poetic and reversible, as an unstable yet poetic factor of transformation.
The reversible is encountered in natural magic but also in algorithmic codes. Reversibles tend to work in circular motions, in memory formations, in coding as well as in the simple element of the mirror image. Altered states of perception allow for a passage into escapism through the works.
Her work has been exhibited nationally, in the UK and internationally. Solo exhibitions include most recently "The Magician" at Gloam Gallery, Sheffield. International group exhibitions include, amongst others, "Photography is Magic", Aperture Foundation, New York, 2016 curated by Charlotte Cotton. She has taken part in international residencies, including the "New Materiality" residency, at the Banff, Centre for Arts, Alberta, Canada.
She holds a Practice-based Phd (2007) from Goldsmiths College, University of London and an MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster, (2002). My work is held in private art collections and the Paul D. Fleck Archive of Artists Books at the Banff Centre for Arts, Alberta, Canada.
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