Nunhead Banners, Summer 2014

Posted on Oct 30, 2014

These banners are permanently hung on Nunhead lane, they were commissioned by Southwark Council as part of Nunhead Festivals. They are hand made combining different machine stitched applique techniques. Some of the shapes in the background PVC have been cut away and replaced with ripstop fabric, allowing the light to shine through giving a stained ...

Vikings, British Museum, Spring 2014

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

A team of outreach tutors worked with community groups to produce this fleet of at least two hundred Viking boats. The boats are made from natural materials and are displayed on a huge hand painted and stitched map, to represent the Vikings travels across Europe.

Columbian Gold, British Museum, Autumn 2013

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

A team of outreach tutors worked with eight community groups to produce this mountain of art work. It was inspired by the symbolism of Pre-Columbian Gold along with personal themes and stories.

Nunhead Bunting, June-September 2013

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

A participatory art project that was part of Nunhead Festival. Travelling around on the bunting bike I ran bunting making workshops with schools, community groups and at festivals. As the bunting was finished it was used to decorate many of the events that took place over the festival. It will be used again this year.

Nunhead Corner Gallery, August-October 2013

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

A pop-up gallery that I jointly ran in Nunhead, South East London. We held two shows, which included fourteen artists working in a range of media.

We Love Peckham, Southwark Cathedral, September 2012

Posted on Sep 1, 2012

We love Peckham in Southwark Cathedral, just after the first anniversary of the London riots. A textile inspired by messages left on post-it notes in Peckham immediately after the London riots.

Intents: Schools Peace Camp, July-Oct 2012

Posted on Jun 21, 2012

As part of the Peace Camp Project I worked with students from Haverstock School to create an installation inside a tent that deals with the student’s interpretation of ‘the tangled web of romantic love’.

Mahmal, British Museum, Spring 2012

Posted on Mar 21, 2012

The Mahmal was displayed in the British Museum, during the Hajj Exhibition. This was the result of a community project that I co-ordinated from late 2011-early 2012. The design was based on the traditional Mahmal that travelled from Syria to Mecca as part of the Hajj pilgrimage.

Nakshi-Pati, British Museum, 2011

Posted on Jun 21, 2011

I co-ordinated the making of the Nakshi Pati as a community project. The inspiration came from a traditional Bangladeshi mat, which was given a contemporary twist as a wall hung relief on a base of reed plates. Here it is seen displayed in the main court at the British Museum.

Rickshaw fusion (2010) and The Nouka (2008)

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

These were shown in the British Museum and at the Mela at Regent’s Park. The rickshaw was shipped over from Bangladesh and decorated to show a fusion of cultures. Inspiration for the Nouka came from a traditional Bangladeshi boat.