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The figure is a homage to Angela Davis
Patois for 'We Make' - we are reclaiming language
In the History of Hand-made Lace it states that
this lace was made in Brazil by the negroes ...
and has no artistic merit.
Who gets to write our history?
The colours of the knitting relates to Ghanaian Kente
cloth. This celebrates the history of knitting's
links to Africa - which is not often written about.
Intarsia knitting the method
depicted and used to create this artwork -
Black knitters need to be shown
as competent knitters
A year on from the main online
discussion about the lack of
representation and racism in the crafting community
Inspiration taken from
James Barnor's photography
for DRUM magazine
We're taking control of our narrative
Learn to correctly pronounce our names
Colourism is still an issue
Square shape relates to
Instagram where much
of the conversations
in crafts took place
Comment on the social economic factors that post a barrier to many