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
As well as the review of “What Do I Need to Do to make it OK? by Jessica Hemmings in the November 2015 issue of Crafts there is now a review in the current issue of The Quilter, by the editor Anne Williams. It’s the Winter 2015 issue (no. 145) of The Quilter, the quarterly … More Review of ‘Make it Ok’ by Anne Williams
Artist Kate Tiernan interviewed me about “Make it OK” for Studio International at the Pump House Gallery recently, and their creative director Martin Kennedy has turned it into a film.
There’s been a lot of work going on with this project in July. As well as the above logo, designed for me by The Unloved, I’ve now added pages to this site that profile all five artists, and details of the tour. We have also launched a call out via the Crafts Study Centre for … More Make it Ok – further information and a symposium
I have curated a new exhibition exploring damage and repair which launches at Pumphouse Gallery, London, on 27 August 2015. The show features newly commissioned and existing work by Dorothy Caldwell, Saidhbhín Gibson, Celia Pym, Freddie Robins and Karina Thompson. It will tour to several venues through til 2017. This exhibition has been developed with … More What Do I Need To Do To Make It OK?
Image: Windfall apples from Renate’s garden on top of the family piano with her drawing materials. In 2014 I developed a survey project for The Knitting & Stitching Show, of work by textile artist Renate Keeping. This exhibition was initially developed as a retrospective after consultation with Renate, a former member of the 62 Group, … More Renate Keeping: Ripeness and Age 2014
Part of this project involved a new film commission made by Lincoln-based Electric Egg. The film was made with support from Arts Council England.