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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.