What are the signs of an animal, what might they signify?

In her work Pallister connects essential characteristics to a process of exploring instinctive movement, line, form and anatomy though mark making and revision; the dissolution of an image that is forever shifting in our personal and cultural viewpoints.

Her influences include the process of William Kentridge, the mark making of cave artists, Muybridge's photography, Henry Moore's affinity with nature, the visceral sensation of Francis Bacon, amongst others.

'Animal' comes from the Latin animalis, meaning 'having breath'.