April Krause is a psychogeographer, researcher and maker of art and visual culture and a designer. Her experiences and interests are wide-ranging and include professional experience as an architect and graphic designer, and studies in architecture, fine arts and cultural geography. Her focus is concerned with how humans inhabit spaces, particularly within the current anthropocentric conditions and impact of climatic and environment

I was brought up across two cultures, a strict Islamic one and a Western British colonial one – an Egyptian father, a British mother, a childhood in Nigeria, a Catholic Missionary school, teenage years wearing the veil in Saudi Arabia. As a hybrid of these cultures and faiths, and as a kind of aftermath of colonialism, my internal struggles to forge stable identities led me to seek out a personal body vocabulary. I am drawn to hybrid, ‘grotesque’ and ornamental forms.