Harriet Tubman knitted $20 bill​

Knitted Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

2020, machine knitted acrylic Size: 60 x 164 cm Background to artwork: The starting point for this artwork was the alleged use of a counterfeit $20 bill by George Floyd which led to him losing his life. George’s murder was witnessed by millions of people on TV and social media. This led to a demonstration around … Read more

Tangled web – a view of systemic racism​

Image of the artwork -Tangled web crochet artwork with water on it

2020,  crocheted nylon thread, Copper frame Size: 8 x 8 cm Background to artwork: Since the murder of George Floyd, I have been thinking about how invasive racism is in various organizations including the police.  The phrase “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive” –  seemed to sum up systemic … Read more

8 minutes 46 seconds​

Close up of 8 minutes 46 seconds crochet artwork

2020,  crocheted Habu yarn Size: 2 cm Background to artwork: This crochet sketch was done in honour of George Floyd. I sat and crocheted for 8 minutes 46 seconds. There was no plan or pattern it was a piece of reflective freeform crochet. 8 minutes 46 seconds is the period of time the police officer … Read more