Cherelle Sappleton

British born, Cherelle Sappleton studied Fine Art and Drama jointly at Bath Spa University (2006), after which she completed a post graduate diploma in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art (2011) and MA in Fine Art Central Saint Martins (2013).

Her practice centres on photographic media with an interest feminist agendas and performance utilising abstraction and surrealist aesthetics. Blending these elements together, the work she make uses the black female body as a starting point to explore and respond to issues of representation, agency and sensation via collage, moving image and photography whilst also investigating the power and materiality of photographic images. 

 

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