Barnaby Ward / Somfield

January 03, 2012

'With the girls and ani­mals pieces, I’m not try­ing to tell a spe­cific story so much as cre­ate a sense of empa­thy. I wanted to cre­ate an obvi­ous emo­tional con­nec­tion between the girl and the ani­mal, which I’m hop­ing shows that there’s a rela­tion­ship there, and a sense of his­tory. There’s not much more to it than that. But I think the com­bi­na­tion of these ele­ments allows the viewer to project their own ideas onto the piece...'

Barnaby Ward