Alison Bettles photographic practice is consistently connected and centred within the familial and domestic space as well as the relationship that exists between photography and sculpture. She often uses found, inherited and household objects creating ephemeral installations and set-ups where the home becomes a backdrop or theatre set for her picture making. Referencing daily rituals and obsessions her practice questions the ambiguous line between the documentary and the theatrical and our assumptions about photography, representation and reality. The photographs become more than just a document of the constructed everyday reality, they are an exploration of our desires, personal histories and the need to identify ourselves within material surroundings and the overlooked.

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