Like most of my practice, Home Life is a lyrical documentary project. It started soon after I moved to a new neighbourhood at the turn of the millennium and was originally construed as a loosely structured visual record of a North London suburb, interspersed with environmental portraits of the people who were becoming my friends, but quickly transcended its original purpose and developed instead into a subjective meditation on resonance and place.
Although contemporary, the images in this series often double as ciphers, or conduits for memory. They are topographically anodyne – intentionally so – in order to convey continuity of experience. Whilst ‘real’, they above all speak of an inner geography – they could have been taken at any point in time, in any of the places I’ve lived in.