ABOUT

THREADS

Threads is a participatory textile project lead by local artists Abi Wheeler and Carol Ann Eades. The work, commissioned by Ryde Arts in partnership with Ryde Library is being made at a time of transition in Ryde; against a backdrop of regeneration planning. As key stakeholders for the town debate it’s future, the work centralises…

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That didn’t last long. Fucking Modern Art.

Ryde resident. 

The Thrill of the Archive

Over the next few weeks, I am focussing my attention on the lifejacket and am using a residency period at Aspex gallery in Portsmouth to investigate this iconic object with fresh eyes. Having accumulated several contemporary lifejackets which in colour, shape and context are already familiar even to the likes of non-seafaring me, I arranged…

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About me

In a former life I was a teacher and when faced with redundancy in the middle of 2016, I embarked on a second career as a designer/maker. For me, this was an opportune moment to start living the life I’ve always wanted and I have since started carving out a niche for myself, exploring what…

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