Traits

Embroideries are often valuable to us primarily because of who created them; they are cherished heirlooms. These physical items are passed on to us, just as character traits are passed down to us by our parents, traits that are both learnt and genetic. Heredity explores the both the inherent change that occurs through generations, while…

Heredity

I’ve been working on a new series of wire hardandger embroideries┬áthat mutate from a traditional form into something that appears to be growing: tropism. They look specifically at those inherited traits that recur through generations. During this process I also started to investigate what happens when you take these embroideries outside the gallery; giving them…