@Pollyevanss

No Man Is an Island   This project comes from Polly’s frustration with the current political, economic and social landscape of our country. It has been influenced by events, such as Brexit, and decisions made by our government which she feels will negatively impact the younger generation as they grow up. The work looks at the identity of Britain and its inhabitants and reflects the confusion of a nation in political disarray. Like the poem, No Man Is an Island by John Donne, it explores ideas of division and separation and asks the question; What is the future for a nation so divided?

No Man Is an Island

This project comes from Polly’s frustration with the current political, economic and social landscape of our country. It has been influenced by events, such as Brexit, and decisions made by our government which she feels will negatively impact the younger generation as they grow up. The work looks at the identity of Britain and its inhabitants and reflects the confusion of a nation in political disarray. Like the poem, No Man Is an Island by John Donne, it explores ideas of division and separation and asks the question; What is the future for a nation so divided?

Polly Evans is a London based artist and recent graduate from Nottingham Trent University, having studied BA(Hons) Photography. She makes installations that use video, sound and spoken word to invite viewers to engage in the issues she presents. Her work confronts political and social problems in modern day Britain and concentrates on how these adversely affect minority groups in our society. Polly’s art practice centers around making engagement with these issues accessible to everyone. Her work is also influenced by her current studies in MA Social Anthropology at Goldsmiths University.  

@pollyevanss