Linda Cassels was born in South Africa and educated in 1970. She came to UK as a migrant worker and after 30 years in the Health Sector, she decided to change direction and retrain as an artist at Sheffield Hallam University.
Cassels’ work focusses on history, retelling stories in a manner that is true and objective to her lived experience. Issues pertaining the black female body and how it was portrayed in history is a subject that she has explored through the media of photography, performance, language, and the object. Cassels has exhibited work online and a solo exhibition at ROAR in 2019.