Liza Dracup was nominated for the Prix Pictet (Earth) in 2009 for her night work in Sharpe’s Wood, and then for the Deutsche Börse prize in 2012 for her work on Chasing the Gloaming, another night based work. Her most recent work was launched at the Manor House Museum and Gallery in Ilkley, in keeping with its motif of the specimens collection from Bradford Museums. Photographed against a simple matt background the specimens become disturbing real. I caught up with her to discuss the transition through her works and her underlying practice and philosophy……read more