Monthly Archives: June 2012

Performance Photos

Hand/Eye Coordination – 2012

I enjoy the methodical process of stitching by hand and the state of concentrated immersion it induces – what is described by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as ‘flow’. I have been exploring process, skill and tacit knowledge through performance work, by

Performance Photos

Hand/Eye Coordination – 2012

I enjoy the methodical process of stitching by hand and the state of concentrated immersion it induces – what is described by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as ‘flow’. I have been exploring process, skill and tacit knowledge through performance work, by

Making of Wooly Worms Animation

Archive: 2011 – Wooly Worms

Showing what can happen when bored art students are left with a camera and some wool, this short experimental animation was produced over the course of a day & made in collaboration with Katie Rowlston (http://www.allawry.com/) & Alicia Gledhill working

Making of Wooly Worms Animation

Archive: 2011 – Wooly Worms

Showing what can happen when bored art students are left with a camera and some wool, this short experimental animation was produced over the course of a day & made in collaboration with Katie Rowlston (http://www.allawry.com/) & Alicia Gledhill working

Hour Quilt - Installation set up (Hour 5 - Quilt)

Archive: 2011 – 1 Hour Quilt

1 Hour Quilt has a closer link to my earlier work, instead of making the objects and then labeling it with the time it took to produce, I decided to set myself a fixed time limit (1hour) and see how

Hour Quilt - Installation set up (Hour 5 - Quilt)

Archive: 2011 – 1 Hour Quilt

1 Hour Quilt has a closer link to my earlier work, instead of making the objects and then labeling it with the time it took to produce, I decided to set myself a fixed time limit (1hour) and see how

Buttons

Archive: 2011 – Buttons & Holes

Buttons and Holes was a piece made in collaboration with members of the public. The materials and instructions for sewing buttons onto a piece of cloth were left in three different locations (the Armed with Needles group show at Bank

Buttons

Archive: 2011 – Buttons & Holes

Buttons and Holes was a piece made in collaboration with members of the public. The materials and instructions for sewing buttons onto a piece of cloth were left in three different locations (the Armed with Needles group show at Bank

S3 7UD

Archive: 2011 – S3 7TX and S3 7UD

In March 2011 I was involved in putting together a group show at Bank Street Arts in Sheffield entitled Armed with Needles. The group came together from various disciplines of the course in order to explore textiles, (some for the

S3 7UD

Archive: 2011 – S3 7TX and S3 7UD

In March 2011 I was involved in putting together a group show at Bank Street Arts in Sheffield entitled Armed with Needles. The group came together from various disciplines of the course in order to explore textiles, (some for the

P1040102

Pretty Rude Words

The subversion and application of traditional techniques to a modern themes echoes through my work – I regularly produce mini-cross stitch jewellery of offensive words which I sell through several local shops in Sheffield (UK).

P1040102

Pretty Rude Words

The subversion and application of traditional techniques to a modern themes echoes through my work – I regularly produce mini-cross stitch jewellery of offensive words which I sell through several local shops in Sheffield (UK).

77 hours 14 minutes

Archive: 2010 – 77 hours 14 minutes

The original idea behind this piece was a two-fold challenge to the concept of sculpture as an untouchable object and of the nature of textile work and soft toys as pastoral in subject matter. I made a set of four

77 hours 14 minutes

Archive: 2010 – 77 hours 14 minutes

The original idea behind this piece was a two-fold challenge to the concept of sculpture as an untouchable object and of the nature of textile work and soft toys as pastoral in subject matter. I made a set of four

Leverton Drive

Archive: 2009/2010 – City Lights

  Beginning with photo montages of the areas of Sheffield close to my home, these light-boxes attempt to convey the feeling of walking along a route I take two/three times a day, often in darkness, past such huge buildings that

Leverton Drive

Archive: 2009/2010 – City Lights

  Beginning with photo montages of the areas of Sheffield close to my home, these light-boxes attempt to convey the feeling of walking along a route I take two/three times a day, often in darkness, past such huge buildings that