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 […]
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.
I’ve been doing an extensive amount of sampling for the work that makes up ‘LOCUS OF THE DRESS: AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL LANDSCAPE’. I am now working out how it is most appropriately presented, so that I can embark on making up the final pieces. It brings together psychology and contemporary textile practice, (hand […]
Turner Contemporary Workshop 24th & 25 th August BRITISH LIBRARY – YINKA SHONIBARE Turner Contemporary Margate This week I have been working with the Turner Contemporary devising and delivering creative sessions around the Yinka Shonibare exhibition Focusing on the installation ‘The British Library’ participants to the workshop were asked to contemplate their own history […]
As part of the Grayson Perry Provincial Punk exhibition I will be running a family workshops on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th August at the Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate. Using inspiration from Grayson’s exhibition and a day out in Margate we will be using dye sublimation printing to make a square handkerchief. The technique is […]
The piece Erupted: Cocktail Dress is featured in an article about the Textile Designer Maxine Sutton. The article in Homes & Antiques Magazine March 2015 issue, presents Maxine Sutton’s thoughtful and crafted textile practice and her beautiful house. I am delighted that Maxine has a piece of my work in her home . Visit Maxine’s shop in […]