I’ve been working on the creation of my very own Wild Man costume lately. This is a outfit that I intend to use a part of some forthcoming video performance works spawning from my unicorn studies. The transformation of man to beast is a central aspect of traditional pagan rituals that are centuries old and […]
Leah Emery’s Cross Stitch Porn It was a delight to stumble across Leah Emery’s cross stitch porn recently. She is an Australian artist who has been cross stitching graphic scenes from hardcore porn films for a number of years. Apparently she exhibited alongside me at the Stitch Fetish exhibition in Los Angeles earlier this year […]
Fragmented Memory by Phillip Stearns Fragmented Memory (2013) is a series of three large woven tapestries by American artist Phillip Stearns. The production of the work combined digital practices with the physical act of weaving and explores the intersection between data visualisation with textile design. Using a variety of software such as Processing and Pmem […]
This is a nice little video taken of the OVERTIME exhibition in Leeds organised by SEIZE. The exhibition took place in March this year and featured my ‘Bedsheets not Spreadsheets’ embroidery. You can see a few photographs from the exhibition on my blog here.
MADAMI’MADAM Embroidered Samplers by Elaine Reichek Elaine Reichek is an artist based in New York City. Much of the research underpinning MADAMI’MADAM was completed as a part of a residency that she undertook at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, in 2001. MADAMI’MADAM is a group of sixteen hand-embroidered samplers referring to Genesis and the […]
Click images to view larger The Crimea Cup ’14 – Hand Embroidered Subbuteo Cloth This embroidered Subbuteo cloth is a little aside I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks. It has been hand embroidered with cotton thread with a design that takes inspiration from football tactics boards. The markers that have been […]
Miniature Architectural thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki These miniature architectural thread sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki are really quite amazing. The picture at the bottom really gives you a sense of scale and shows just how tiny these creations are. That they’re also made of thread is also staggering since it’s not a rigid materials one […]