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Fiona Carson

I am interested in objects that have an enigmatic presence or ritual function. I like the chaotic energy, vitality and density of organic forms. My work is influenced by psychoanalytic and feminist ideas. I regard my creative process at its best as a dialogue with an unknown part of myself, which throws up personal myths and archetypes that give structure and meaning to different stages of my life. I tend to work in series in response to a particular material, process or place. The work inhabits the spaces between textiles, sculpture and painting. Digital photography and video are used to situate the work in landscape contexts.


BA Art History 1968 and Dip Archaeology 1969. Travel in India ,Sri Lanka and Nepal 1969-70 BA Sculpture St Martins 1980 , MA Fine Art Goldsmiths 1983. Art school and University teaching career 1971-2011, Farnham School of Art and University of East London
C207, Chocolate Factory 1
Clarendon Road
Wood Green, London
N22 6XJ

The Chocolate Factories in Wood Green, London N22, are a landmark development and hub of excellence for the creative industries in the UK.

The project started in 1996 when Collage Arts, an arts development agency, moved into the Chocolate Factory on Clarendon Road and converted several derelict floors of the Factory into artist studios.

What followed was a high demand for creative space and in 2002, Collage Arts renovated Chocolate Factory 2 on Coburg Road, next door.

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