I have always been drawn to stonewalls, especially ones made without dressing the stones or using cement – walls, often from ancient ruins, that could crumble and no one would ever know they had been there. Whenever we travelled I would photograph them. To me they were symbols of man living in harmony with his surroundings and I saw the spirit of the makers in them. This idea led to a series where I placed a transparent figure, often taken from old family photos, in front of a wall. And as I said above, weaving a tapestry is like building a stone wall so I can smile at the idea on a meta level as well. Read more