Bettles' photographic practice is consistently connected and centred within the familial and domestic space as well as the relationship that exists between photography and sculpture. She is fascinated and often uses found, inherited and household objects creating ephemeral installations and set-ups where the home becomes a backdrop or theatre set for her picture making. Referencing daily rituals and obsessions her practice questions the ambiguous line between the documentary and the theatrical and our assumptions about photography, representation and reality. The photographs become more than just a document of the constructed nature of everyday reality, they are an exploration of our desires and personal histories and our need to identify ourselves with our material surroundings and the overlooked, yet remain ambiguous in their nature and purpose