A commission by Focal Point Gallery which is now archived in Southend Museum.


"To be photographed just at the moment when the hairdresser puts down the hand mirror... is to be ensnared at a point when you're still not sure what your new self-initiated, even self-constructed, image is. ..."

- Matthew Poole


The project was conceived in response to the economic and social changes taking part in the area. The images suggest a moment in time for a particular community, the setting hinting at aspirations, whilst the poses of her subjects contain a sense of uncertainty.