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I discovered X Ray Spex in the 80s when a friend gave me a taped version of Germfree Adolescents. That album, along with those by Chumbawamba, Siouxsie and the Banshees and the Pixies among others formed the musical backdrop of that time of my life.

In those Youtube free days I didn't know what she looked like, so the first time I saw her face was when I did the research for this project.

For Poly, I used a mix of Viridian and Manganese blue. I chose this combination as I was looking for a new colour to use which would accentuate the luminosity my painting process produces. As a result, the painting truly glows.