Pum Dunbar is a painter and a collagist whose practice developed out of her creative response to her awareness of her own Autism. Her collage work led her to appreciate the unusual perspectives which her Autism affords her, whilst gaining unique insight into the problematic aspects of the condition. Art making has played an integral part in her ability to manage her life with Autism.
Pum studied Philosophy at Glasgow University. She also has a Masters Research degree in Creative Practices from Glasgow School of Art graduating in 2007.
Pum uses collage making as a research method to investigate the invisible processes involved in establishing sense of Self.She is fascinated with the psychological aspects of human relationships. And is currently making use of the imaginative realm to unearth and re-evaluate humankind’s aesthetic relationship with the wider ecosystem.