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Spring 2015

I am returning to Nebraska in April for the Cloth and Commemoration symposium at the IQSC where I am presenting a key note speech. I am also looking forward to meeting up with the schools again. A review of the Nebraska Signature Cloths exhibition appears in the May 2015 issue of Selvedge Magazine by Jessica Hemmings. A […]

Published: 30th March 2015
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Sow Sew

An exhibition took place over the summer celebrating flax grown locally on waste ground in Manchester and turned into cloth and yarn. Myself and some Textiles In Practice students experimented with the material using print, knit stitch and weave processes. A number of other artists and makers are also involved. The exhibition ends in Sept, […]

Published: 3rd November 2014
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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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India

A project in Ahmedabad India working with local artisans and craftspeople to explore new and sustainable ways of working.

Published: 1st September 2010
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Carrier bags

A series of work and commissions made using and about a commonplace, and today political artifact, the plastic carrier bag.

Published: 30th July 2010
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