2700 x 1050 mm (largest), 580 mm square (smallest)
Textiles (8): cupro-ammonium viscose and polyester viscose fabric, clamp resist dyed, mono-screen printed and block printed with layers of fibre reactive dyes; the fabrics were chain stitched and machine-embroidered, manipulated with shibori techniques (arashi pole wrapped, kumo spider web) then etched with devoré technique.
‘How can cloth, in particular a lace structure, be used to describe a sense of place?
The tactile, sometimes seductive, nature of cloth can be utilised to reflect the intimacy of a special time or place. Colour and pattern can imply the rough and smooth textures of the landscape, both physical and metaphysical. Stitch can represent the connections in life — those that support and reinforce us, or trace the path of a journey through life. To create a lace structure I have used an etching technique to reference erosion, decay and the passage of time. Layers of imagery, layers of meaning, some exposed, some hidden.’