Sylvanian Family | 2017 |Fabric Embroidery | Dimensions Variable |Unique
Sarah-Joy Ford is an artist and curator working with textiles intersectionally between feminist and queer theory. She works primarily in quilting, embroidery, digital and hand printed textile design. She is a graduate of The School of the Damned and co- directs Seize Projects, an artist led organisation that co-ordinates an itinerant program of exhibitions and events.
The works themselves are quilted digital print on cotton poplin. They are machine embroidered on a domestic janome. The works all feature original digital surface
pattern design, created in photoshop.
Recent exhibitions include ‘Ebc006’ at East Bristol Contemporary Gallery (2016), ‘Lives, Love and Loss’ at Fenton House, National Trust (2016) and 'the etiquette required for staying still is similar to playing dead....'; at The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery She has director of two curatorial textile
projects The Guild: Templeworks (2015), Leeds and Cut Cloth: contemporary textiles and feminism: The Portico Library, Manchester (2017). Cut Cloth is also an edited book, essays available on the Cut Cloth website here: cutcloth.co.uk
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