Julia re-uses materials from her installation projects wherever possible.
In 2012 she began searching for discarded objects to create a sculpture performance piece Heavy Plant Crossing for the Chelsea Fringe Festival 2012.
Selective litter picking has progressed to a deep concern about the volume of litter we now create and the consequences for our environment. This has led to a series of photographic and notated observations of litter in different environments, particularly on streets and coastline.
Julia is presently exploring the content of litter she finds on beaches and is subjecting it to scientific analysis gained through visiting the Marine Biological station, Millport, and the expertise of the Marine Conservation Society and Scottish Wildlife Trust.