London, January 2011
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This picture was taken in the same format as all my pictures, I turn up to the space and work with what I find there. This was taken at a strange time in my life as I was preparing for my wedding in June which was wonderfully exciting, but at the same time watching my mother in law loose her long battle with cancer. Though at the time of shooting I don’t try to convey any story or emotion, in fact I empty myself of it at the time of shooting, this picture is a perfect example of how it finds it’s way in despite that. This picture speaks of strength and fragility, of defeat and acceptance. It looks like an angel made of sinew and transmits a feeling of other worldliness and calm.
The pictures are taken very spontaneously. I turn up with my camera and simply react to the space and it’s contents. Because I’m alone, often in quite eerie places, the atmosphere and my mood is very raw and saturates the pictures. The process of taking the pictures is punishing. It leaves me bruised and aching. Each one is taken on self-timer, which makes for a repetitious, highly physical process of running between the camera and the pose, making adjustments as I go. It feels like I’m hammering my body into the landscape of the room, one picture at a time – documented performance art.
Polly’s work can be found in the Tim Walker Collection and Michael Hoppen Gallery and is well documented in the Huffington Post, British Journal of Photography, FeatureShoot, Stern, Refinery 29, Ignani, Hunger TV, Juxtapoze, DAZED and interviewed on Soundcloud.