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Radical Locks

This new stitch-based project celebrates the women of Tameside, past and present and is launched on IWD 8th March at Portland Basin Museum in Ashton under Lyne and  is on display until end May 2019. The initiative, funded by Arts Council England, acknowledges 100 years since British women first gained the right to vote. The […]

Published: 5th March 2019
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Sew Near – Sew Far

The three stitch -based artworks form part of Brontë200, a five-year programme celebrating the bicentenaries of the births of four of the Brontës. Sew Near – Sew Far is part of Meeting Point2, a year-long project led by contemporary art agency Arts&Heritage that sees artists partner with museums to produce new artworks inspired by  their collections. Sew […]

Published: 10th June 2018
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Kotha and Kantha

   The project Kotha and Kantha ran from May to July 2016 and was  supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It brought together a group of local Bangladeshi women and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust in Manchester Central Library. My role was to develop stitched-based responses related to the women’s lives, […]

Published: 8th July 2016
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Hulme Sweet Hulme

The recipient of a Public Engagement Fellowship at MMU in 2009, I devised, co-ordinated and led Hulme Sweet Hulme, a collaborative arts project working with local groups.

Published: 10th May 2015
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Made for Manchester

The new bags from Ahmedabad were display at the Craft Centre in Manchester as part of the Asian Triennial in the autumn. They are made from khadi cloth, woven according to Ghandi’s principals. Khadi is a movement started by Gandhi and aimed at boycotting foreign goods and promoting Indian goods, thereby improving India’s economy.

Published: 20th December 2013
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Respect and Protect

Respect and Protect the World Aids Day Quilt is a handmade collaborative quilt made up of hundreds of red ribbons and cross stitches. It is now on permanent display at the Terrence Higgins Trust HQ in Grays Inn Rd in London.

Published: 8th May 2013
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Stitching Up Oxford Road

Stitching Up Oxford Rd was a commission to create a collaborative artwork with and about Manchester Oxford Rd and involved working with groups and organisations based on this busy throughfare. The quilt was made from plastic bags collected on Oxford and “transformed” in workshops up and down Oxford Rd.

Published: 19th April 2011
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Passing Down

A collaboration with poet Helen Clare to create a large scale embroidered poem as part of the Manchester Science Festival.

Published: 1st September 2010
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School Centenary

A quilt made to celebrate a local primary school centenary. Work involved all the school from mums and carers to children, dinner ladies and teachers.

Published: 14th July 2010
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