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…

Reflections and New Perspectives

Below are some images of a series of work I have completed recently further experimenting with microscopes slides and different metals. I called these works Analysis of Heredity I-V as they are still examining the both family and heritage through the eyes of scientific method. The use of the microscope slides coupled with the metal framework…

Heredity

I’ve been working on a new series of wire hardandger embroideries that 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…