False Histories
6 - 22 July 2017


Heather Stewart’s paintings and drawings are driven by an interest in the nature of identity and focus on the mysterious historical figure of Mary Magdalene. Heather explores how powerful imagery has created a false history of Magdalene’s character, with resultant works evolving through passages of painting that at once reveal and conceal; break and mend; fragment and unite, creating a metaphor for how we have come to know this elusive identity.