I am starting to conclude the large body of work which forms the Locus of the Dress project. The pieces are grouped and installed in a variety to ways to best communicate the concepts and for interaction with the material qualities and coding. I’ve been putting together a series of visuals to explore the potential […]
There are two authored essays written for the Lodz Blouse Trilogy piece. ‘Looking Beyond the Warp and Weft’ a contextual essay is written for the Journal of Cloth & Culture and the other a 3 fold small publication of essay and images situates the work whilst also acts as a gallery guide.
The exhibition explores what it is to lose something, someone, some direction and some sense of self. But is it so bad to be a flaneur, flaneuse, in wanderlust, in terra incognita, a nomad, a shaman, a drifter? A fantastic array of international artists come together in one space to find lucidity in that loss. […]
Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles – 27th October 2017 – UCA Rochester, Kent Booking for the forthcoming textiles conference at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester is now open. Please follow the link. Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles conference Keynote speakers are: Phillip David Stearns, founder of […]
Category of the week – Textiles I am delighted to be included in the curated collection by Axisweb. As part of their Category of the Week, this is selection of Textiles is selected by Axis Directory member Ellen Bell. Ellen has chosen the piece ‘Learning to Sew’, seen below. You can see a collection of […]
Last week I spent some time in the UCA (Rochester) Print Room developing my current work. I continue to build the body of of work that is titled Locus of the Dress through dye sublimation printing onto reclaimed garments. MA student Lily Dudly assisted me, and took these photos – Thank You Lilly. […]
Below I am posting my abstract from the Matter of Material Symposium which I took part in recently. The symposium, put together by UCA’s Prof. Lesley Millar accompanied the exhibition Entangled: Threads & Making, which has just finished at the Turner Contemporary. It was a fantastically stimulating day, I really enjoyed the other speaker’s presentation’s, especially hearing from Freddie Robins in […]
Technical Note 09 – * Using a natural fibre as a mask/stencil when dye sublimation printing – UPDATED. Documenting technical developments discovered whilst pursuing the project Locus of the Dress – I have been working with dye sublimation extensively in this project. In the past i have used […]
I have been working with photos Ive taken of the lovely Walpole Bay Sea Pool, on the Thanetian Coast at Margate. This image is one of the key images I am using for the ‘INTERNAL Locus of Control’ for the project Locus of the Dress.