Press coverage has been given by these writers and publications, to whom I give sincere thanks. Preview in the September-October 2015 issue of Crafts Preview in the September-October 2015 issue of Embroidery Review by Jessica Hemmings in the November-December 2015 issue of Crafts Profile by Anne Williams in the Winter 2015 issue of The Quilter … More Press Coverage for “Make it OK”
Image: Detail of “First One’s the Best”by Celia Pym. Photo by Douglas Atfield. The exhibition What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK? will be on show in two very different locations in March: first at The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show at London Olympia from 2-5 March; then at The National Centre … More Make It OK in London & at NCCD in March
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
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
The Crafts Study Centre in collaboration with the International Textile Research Centre for Textiles presented my exhibition “What Do I Need to Do to Make it OK? ” from 5 January to 5 March 2016. The exhibition included specially commissioned work using stitch and other media to explore damage and repair, disease and medicine, healing … More An Introduction to “Make It Ok” – Damage & Repair Symposium, UCA Farnham, 2 March 2016
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 logo, designed for me by The Unloved, I added a page to this site that profiles all five artists. I’m also pleased to announce the tour details below. We also launched a call out via the Crafts Study … More Make it Ok – brand, touring and events timetable
DOROTHY CALDWELL Dorothy Caldwell’s practice is shaped by differing landscapes. “My work is a map of land and memory. I am interested in the landmarks that give a sense of place and how humans mark and visualise the land they were personally drawn to. Identifying my own personal landmarks, through gathering, touching, and recording is … More The Artists in “Make it OK”