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