charged with energy
"The threads and fabrics are familiar things used in an unfamiliar way. What is usually used to make a neat seam or a mended pocket, is used here in a messy and raveled manner."
Karin Birch :: Embroidery
Contemporary Hand Embroidery, A record of exhibitions, new work and works in public/ private collections. For day to day goings on, follow the link to KarinBirch::Sewn
Tamar Branitzky - Artist and Designer (The Textile Blog)
Illustration: Tamar Branitzky. Textile art There is a space in textiles, as in other disciplines, where art and design can play an interactive game. The singular subjectivity of fine art and the gener
Santa Fe - Monday
Day 2 in Santa Fe began with another spectacular sunrise. Cloud filled and more subdued than Sunday's, it seemed to echo the mood in the studio. You see, there'd been one of those late night calls that are dreaded when traveling. The phone rings, you see the caller's name, look at the clock to calculate the time at home and know that this isn't good. And it wasn't. My Grace had fallen off our back deck, landed badly on her left arm and broke it rather nastily just above the elbow. The local…
Give us a job!
Half way through the first year of my foundation degree in contemporary textiles I am pausing to reflect. It is half term this week, a holiday I forgot existed after my daughter left school and I no longer had to work around it with child care etc. I have lots of homework to do, lots…