‘Make It OK’ opens at Forty Hall, with new work by Freddie Robins & Karina Thompson

Image: Freddie Robins installing “Someone Else’s Dream – drowned”, flanked by “Someone Else’s Dream – murdered” and Someone Else’s Dream – hanged”, all 2014-16. “What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?” opened on 25 August at its fifth touring venue, Forty Hall, in Enfield, North London. Forty Hall is a Jacobean manor … More ‘Make It OK’ opens at Forty Hall, with new work by Freddie Robins & Karina Thompson

New Artworks at Devon Guild and Extended Dates for ‘Make it Ok’ tour

Detail of Fall Down Series by Saidhbhίn Gibson, 2016. Photo by Simon Williams. “What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?” is currently being exhibited at Devon Guild of Craftsmen in Bovey Tracey where it has been enhanced with three new artworks by Dorothy Caldwell and Saidhbhίn Gibson, all commissioned as part of … More New Artworks at Devon Guild and Extended Dates for ‘Make it Ok’ tour

Door to Door Darning with Michael Swaine, 2008

Michael Swaine darns at the Alexandra Palace bus-stop, October 2008. Photo by Rob Kennard. This was an important project, in two ways. It was the first for which I received direct Arts Council England support, rather than via an organisation (although it was a feature at 2008 The Knitting and Stitching Show, and the then … More Door to Door Darning with Michael Swaine, 2008

“Make it OK” at the Crafts Study Centre: a conversation and a symposium

The Crafts Study Centre, in collaboration with the International Textile Research Centre for Textiles at the University for the Creative Arts, is presenting the touring exhibition entitled “What Do I Need to Do to Make it Ok?” from 5 January to 5 March 2016. There will be two events open to the public. A CONVERSATION … More “Make it OK” at the Crafts Study Centre: a conversation and a symposium