Author Archives: catehursthouse

Home and Art: creating, performing and researching home.

At the beginning of May I gave my first ‘public’ conference paper at the Home and art: creating, performing and researching home workshop organised by the School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London at the Geffrye Museum. It was an interesting, … Continue reading

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Sheila Hicks: Foray into Chromatic Zones

I heard Sheila Hicks speak at Whitechapel Gallery last autumn and realised that although I was familiar with her name I was unfamiliar with her work, I had seen images of her giant installations and am familiar with the small … Continue reading

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Women and Domesticity: What’s your perspective? – Domestic Duster Project

I have a number of issues surrounding the perpetuation of the bond between women and textiles, but I can not deny it exists and that it remains pertinent. I received information about this project a while ago and have now submitted my … Continue reading

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Home – Adeline de Monseignat, Ronchini Gallery, London

Images of the work can be found on the gallery’s website: http://www.ronchinigallery.com/archives/mostre/adeline-de-monseignat-home De Monseignat’s work is a must see for me.  She overtly references the Uncanny and her practice actively employs textiles, along with other materials, to do this. This … Continue reading

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Kettle’s Yard

I have promised myself a visit Kettle’s Yard for a long time, at the weekend I finally made it. Given I live within an hour’s drive why did it take so long? The visit was one of the pleasantest afternoons … Continue reading

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