Category Archives: Constructed Textiles

Tongue Tied and Cut Off 

150x100x15cm

A state of being lost for words. speechless ceremonial cutting and tying of a tapestry from its loom. Detritus embedded in the weft, references the accumulation of the palatable and synaesthestic experience. Where what is spoken, suggests just as much as a pause. Connect / synchronise, in solitude, reluctantly.

Parasitoid Free Hugs 

#ruthborchardselfportraitprize 

Just submitted my newest work entitled ‘Parasitoid Free Hugs’ 

A net cast from my head, flayed into slithers and forced flat like a global map. Ten fingers ready to clasp and mask the airway. A burial ready, likeness, for eternity. 

Machine embroidered stuffed fabric 

57x50x8cm🐙👽🌍🗺

Process n’ work-in-progress
Cartographers licence … peak of my nose was sacrificed

Although inert, it still creeps up the wall🕷 It will lunge out at you just like those Xenomorphs/Facehuggers in the Alien films