Back to the Waves by Kelly Mackenzie Sinclair


Friday 11th September 10:00am – Sunday 10th October 2021 4:00pm

God's House Tower

About the Work

For her first major solo show, Kelly presents a new body of work exploring a personal narrative of moving away from her first home in Edinburgh and finding a second home here in Southampton. Through poetry, drawing, audio, text and moving image, the artist considers the chaos of being separated from her motherland and how she found the sea to be constant amongst tremendous change.

Back to the Waves responds to the theme of our current programme, GHT: Beside the Sea, which prompts us to consider how significant changes to the shoreline have shaped our modern city.


About the Artist

Kelly Mackenzie Sinclair’s multidisciplinary practice responds to the wider sociological significance of her own life experiences. The personal is political. She writes poetry, creates drawings and makes films about relationships, trauma and the complicated culture surrounding the fat, female body.


This exhibition takes place in the Main Gallery at God’s House Tower which is fully accessible.

Entry to this exhibition is free.