Ana Teresa Barboza; Barboza uses a combination of embroidery and photography to create sensitive compositions to reveal messages. She embroiders elegant floral designs on carefully selected photographs arranged to convey a relationship between the two subjects. The bare skinned models have carefully stitched arrangements which appear that the models is stitching into there skin or tearing it apart to reveal a complex embroidered design of the anatomy.
Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around 90’000 participants to a constellation of black marks. Through the simple action of measuring oneself, Ondak’s work doesn’t just expand on ideas of space and the universal but also the personal, creating a growing living artwork that questions just what a museum is for.