Tag Archives: Textiles

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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Boro – Somerset House

Boro describes a genre of indigo dyed, hand sewn, Japanese historical textiles. Characteristic of Boro are the signs of wear and repair which emphasise their utilitarian, historical and social origins, a limited colour palette (resulting from political restriction on the use … Continue reading

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Bumping into old work.

The process of critical reflection is crucial to research and one of the array of tools necessary to de-personalise practice in practice based research. Creating the means to do this with ones own practice is not always easy. Time and … Continue reading

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Emotional Objects.

I have just spent two very interesting and thought provoking days at the ‘Emotional Objects – Touching Emotions in Europe 1600 – 1900’ conference. http://emotionalobjects.wordpress.com/. Conferences can be fantastic immersive, learning experiences. This conference did not disappoint. Although my study … Continue reading

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