Textile Encounters – Billie Zangewa

The FNB Joburg Art Fair is one of Africa‚Äôs leading contemporary art fairs focusing on artists from the continent and diaspora. The 2018 edition, which took place in early September broke new ground by choosing a textile artist as their featured artist. Billie Zangewa, born to a Malawian father and…

The World Cup in Machine Embroidery!

The World Cup has just started and over here in the UK, this means we’re in for a few weeks of jubilation and national pride until we get knocked out in the quarter finals or something. I’m not a big football fan – in case that wasn’t already obvious –…

The Ailist – Issue Two

For this second issue, I want to focus on what I have been visiting or want to visit in my local area of the North East of England… I’m good at complaining that there is nothing going on art / textiles wise in my area….however practically on my doorstep, I…