WAFTA ARE IN RESIDENCE @ NMTAFE SHOPFRONT at 149 Beaufort St
EXTENDED INTO THIS WEEK : August 8 – 25, Weekdays from: 10 – 4pm
My research is into ethnic body ornaments and contemporary personal adornment. Processes researched and used include hand and machine embroidery, loom woven fabric, leather, paper, crochet, felting and wire armatures.
With an installation of lace and textile forms I am interested in creating a sensory experience while responding to issues of personal identity transcendence and the language of materials. My work is process driven and involves repetition and reflection…
The Western Australian Fibre and Textile Association’s (WAFTA) objectives include increasing the understanding of the potential of fibre and textiles, whilst encouraging the highest standard of design and craftsmanship.
WAFTA’s members employ a diverse range and combination of fibre and textile processes incorporating combinations of traditional, contemporary and experimental techniques. There is also an increasing crossover of textiles and other mediums, with glass, digital print, digital projection, ceramics, metal and the natural environment – to name but a few.