Billowes’ practice is an exploration of materiality; exploring the scope of the world - emphasising the tactility between the physical making and the digital realm. It is a reactionary practice that links photography with experience, the digital and physical realm and the worth of each.
She describes the body of her work functioning like organic mechanisms of the everyday, heightening our awareness of the importance of the world.
“My work touches upon Modernism in a formal way. In abstraction - the shapes, colour and lines that make up work. It always carries and emphasis on materials and processes.”
Morphed, digital images interact with the descriptive marks. The rawness of blind drawings and wandering pencil marks illustrate the surrounding landscape of a city, space, or experience. It is an instinctive, digital exploration though photographic material of history, people, time and space.