Pinning The Past – Textile Memories

My 2015 exhibition Narrative Threads explored physical and emotional engagement with cloth, exploring tactility, memory and personal stories, mostly around old domestic textiles. I’m interested in looking at how we feel about old fabrics; tablecloths with stains and dusters with holes and how the role of the artist changes a piece…

Pinning the Past – Collecting Textiles

Over the last 12 months, Pinning the Past has explored a range of historical and contemporary textile stories from tapestry to trapunto, and this month marks the last of these long columns. From next month, Pinning the Past will be shorter snippets, looking at individual textiles in my collection and…