Camp As Christmas market!

12289745_10156281008455346_2180353593677362052_nI will be taking part in the camp as christmas market at the Glory pub with me friends in ole london town on the 6th Dec 12pm-6pm….im selling mini glitter tapestrys….if your around do come!!

illustration by the wildly talented Stephen William Doherty..who will be there selling his work…what u waiting for????

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……..Well im better at making work then blogging about it>….some images from 2014 …..

Digital encounters

face1Robot selfies 4-up on 2014-05-07 at 15.58 hephaestus_6Hephaestus the god of craft who made  armour with the help of golden hand-maidens,the first mention of robots in western literature. IMG_4191OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIMG_4227

Vogue goes rouge….the making of!!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA IMG_4627 IMG_4831 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAin the basement of the amazing rose lipman building in haggerston making the totems.

Digital encounters

I have some work in the Digital Encounters group show in Canterbury… my piece is called #thattimeiwasahumanbeingarobotbeingahuman its a film ,filmed on my mobile phone of me dressed as a robot weaving selfies, with the woven selfies on display next to it. the exhibition addresses the question of the future of textiles and the digital//// my practice is mainly based these days on tapestry weaving which is possibly the slowest medium known to human..with no chance of it speeding up via technology unless a weave-bot is invented…im looking to a future when this is possible and ive channeled Hephaetus’s golden handmaidens who were his helpers in my home made gold cardboard costume // Hephaetus who is the greek god of craft made Achilles armour in the Iliad and his golden handmaidens are the first mention of a robot in western literature ….so craftspeople have always dreamed of summing robotic help to get over the hard and painful bits in our making………will my future race of weavebots need to make tapestries or nomadic murals as Corbusier called them, now that phones act as our nomadic murals and external memories? mabye.

but the human need to create textiles, no matter how obsolete the method, will never end.

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