Category Archives: Sewing

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Shirt (2013) at the Wirksworth Festival

I’m very happy to have been invited to perform part of Shirt (2013) at this years Wirksworth Festival in Derbyshire (UK). The festival runs from 6th to the 22nd September 2013 (more details on their website http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk) and I will (hopefully!) be

PROUD_2013

Shirt (2013) at the Wirksworth Festival

I’m very happy to have been invited to perform part of Shirt (2013) at this years Wirksworth Festival in Derbyshire (UK). The festival runs from 6th to the 22nd September 2013 (more details on their website http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk) and I will (hopefully!) be

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Shirt (2013)

Here is a selection of photographs documenting my live work Shirt (2013), performed over two weeks during the Creative Sparks Exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University (UK) in June 2013. Here is also a copy of the artist statement that accompanied the work:

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Shirt (2013)

Here is a selection of photographs documenting my live work Shirt (2013), performed over two weeks during the Creative Sparks Exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University (UK) in June 2013. Here is also a copy of the artist statement that accompanied the work:

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10 months later…

Hello! It’s been almost a year since my last blog posting for which I can only apologise but, in my defence, I have been amazingly busy finishing my final year of university (Should have my results next week – eek!)

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10 months later…

Hello! It’s been almost a year since my last blog posting for which I can only apologise but, in my defence, I have been amazingly busy finishing my final year of university (Should have my results next week – eek!)

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A little tour of my studio and the secret of how I made the Wet Nuns video

Its been a little over a week since the release of the animation I made for the Wet Nuns video and the response to video has been phenomenal! A massive thank you to everybody for their positive comments. A lot

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A little tour of my studio and the secret of how I made the Wet Nuns video

Its been a little over a week since the release of the animation I made for the Wet Nuns video and the response to video has been phenomenal! A massive thank you to everybody for their positive comments. A lot

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“Why you so cold?” – Wet Nuns

Here it is! The video I made for my good friends Wet Nuns. Let me know what you think and make sure you catch these gents on their UK tour (info at http://www.wetnuns.com)

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“Why you so cold?” – Wet Nuns

Here it is! The video I made for my good friends Wet Nuns. Let me know what you think and make sure you catch these gents on their UK tour (info at http://www.wetnuns.com)

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Wet Nuns “Why You So Cold?” music video launches! (I made that!)

The music video for the new Wet Nuns single “Why You So Cold?” is being released this week as an NME exclusive video – I’m very excited as this is the project I have been working on for over a

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Wet Nuns “Why You So Cold?” music video launches! (I made that!)

The music video for the new Wet Nuns single “Why You So Cold?” is being released this week as an NME exclusive video – I’m very excited as this is the project I have been working on for over a

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

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

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