Still Working was commissioned and exhibited by Solihull Gallery, Birmingham. In this series women over the age of sixty who were still working in the Solihull area were photographed. They include the Mayor of Solihull, a bakery assistant at Morrisons, and others working for Age UK, the NHS and the local theatre. This project was funded by Arts Council England. Still Working was also exhibited as part of Brighton Photo Fringe in 2012
When a bride conforms to the cultural 'norms' of heterosexual wedding attire, she adheres to the long-established Western ritual of wearing a white dress, a lace veil and carrying a bouquet of pale-coloured flowers. However, the wedding dress is the most significant item of this costume as it symbolizes purity.This distinctly gendered look promotes the ideology of a fairy tale wedding with the promise of romance and happiness while continuing to advance and endorse the fabrication of femininity. The power and surveillance of consumerism ensure that women continue to promote and maintain this charade. This series aims to subvert the 'norms' of the white wedding dress. I tie up my veil and perform as a 'sweet bride' before cutting up the white wedding dress and throwing it away. All that is left is the veil and the flower.