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PROJECTS & EXPERIMENTS

Predicting Papilloedema

Predicting papilloedema is a project focused on an invisible symptom of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), papilloedema (optic nerve swelling). IIH is a rare brain condition with no known cause or cure which affects predominantly women ages 25-35. Papilloedema is the symptom that leads to a diagnosis of IIH and can be picked up by a high street optician. In collaboration with the POP study group from the University of Birmingham.

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Fungi Findings

Various projects involving fungi studies, illustrations and photography conducted through Art Ayatana residencies and self-directed research & artworks.

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Immortal Ground

Immortal Ground is a living installation consisting of oyster mushrooms, reishi mushrooms, sage, lavender and casts of Fisher's head and arms. Immersed in soil, this installation tells a story of the use of medicinal plants in Asian culture questioning the relationship between ourselves, nature and our immortality.

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Are We Disconnected?

AWD? is a film showing timelapse footage of slime mould growing over agar sculptures of the artist face which is projected throughout the film giving an emotional point of view of our lack of connections between nature as well as each other.

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

IIH is a rare brain condition that affects predominantly women and has invisible symptoms that are misunderstood by society and medical professionals. Fisher was diagnosed with IIH in 2018 and has been navigating and working with IIHUK Charity as Arts & Culture Representative on collaborative artworks, research projects and public engagement, to communicate the invisible world of chronic illness.

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Microscopy

Microscopy is an important part of Fisher's practice and is used to support research and visualise her findings in various projects on themes of bacteria and fungi. Fisher has been shortlisted for CUPOTY's Microscopic Photographer of the year two years running (2020-2021)

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CRESS

CRESS is a series of timelapse films Fisher made during her studies at Central Saint Martins, these works and films were made to develop Fisher's timelapse film making skills and shows a unique angle of seeds growing.

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REFORM

In collaboration with Matt Mapleston & Franke White, creating a plastic shredding machine as well as mould making with melted plastic. Demonstrated at ArtWave Festival in 2019.

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