Mandy Barker

20.02.2012 in12:33 in Miscellaneous -->


Mandy’s artistic direction has evolved from graphic design
to photography and is currently focused on contemporary
practice. Her work has been exhibited both in the UK and
abroad in group and solo shows selling in galleries and
for private commissions with individual images published
in various periodicals and literature.Her work aims to engage with and stimulate an emotional
response in the viewer by combining a contradiction
between initial aesthetic attraction and subsequent message
of awareness.Mandy’s current photographic projects have been focused
on the representation of material debris in the sea and
more recently on the mass accumulation of plastic in the
world’s oceans. The impact of oceanic plastic is an
area Mandy has been committed to for the past two years
and is continuing to pursue through innovative visual