Research Lab: Craft and the Historic House

I am currently taking part in a Research Lab: Craft in the Historic House, at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts & Design, in Stockholm, Sweden. It is a year-long project that will culminate in a group exhibition at the Hallwylska Museum in central Stockholm. I will be developing new work in response to the museum’s collection which will be presented in May 2019.Read more

Artist Bursary Awarded

I am delighted to say that I have been awarded an a-n artist bursary to attend the Jamboree Artist, Curator and Producer networking event in Dartington in June. I will be using this opportunity to develop new artist networks with a view to creating new projects. I will be sharing my experience with fellow artists where I have my studio at Phoenix Brighton and plan to do some follow up visits to other artists and curators who will be atRead more

Installation at Chard Museum

My new installation commissioned by Somerset Artworks as part of Muse:Makers in Museums has now opened at Chard Museum in Somerset and is open until Saturday 28 October 2017. The former industries of Chard – from agriculture and lacemaking to James Gillingham’s boot-making and artificial limb production and the collar factories – all inform my installation.   The town’s social histories and politics also form part of my research and my intention is to highlight the often invisible histories andRead more

Muse: Makers in Museums

I am currently working with Chard museum in Somerset as part of a Muse: Makers in Museums commission. I have been researching their collections and  in particular have been fascinated by the town’s past industrial heritage and links to textiles and clothing over the last century. I have been especially interested in researching women in industries connected to Chard. I made these discoveries on a research and development visit a couple of weeks ago and I also met some ladiesRead more