Southampton group stitching

Southampton group stitching

  In stitching we have made a common ground, we do not need to speak and yet we do while stitching.  The women are modest and say they can’t stitch or that their stitching isn’t good. But they do stitch and produce beautiful work. Some watch. I want to ask...
John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah

Extraordinary work which engages powerfully with issues of migration. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jan/07/john-akomfrah-vertical-sea-arnolfini-bristol-lisson-gallery-london-migration
Home ground

Home ground

The second Making Common Ground session welcomed a few new faces to the group. We continued stitching, introducing some new textiles reference points. One person had dug out a lovely book of stitch techniques to bring along. The conversation again was really...
S from Uganda

S from Uganda

  I have been working with S over the last few months. She is a remarkable creative woman who was forced to leave Uganda. I shall write more about our conversations at much greater length, as they are extensive. I need to understand how to represent her voice and her...
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