Holding: A Work in Progress

An on-going project exploring themes of holding. I am working with stitch techniques used to repair the body - particularly the stitches used for repairing perineal tears after childbirth - to 'fix' broken vessels, or object whose role is to hold things. This is a dialogue on the imperfection of holding, and how in lived experience holding is often a 'work in progress', our attempt to get it right.

I work with accidental breakages; cups, bowls, plates that have been transformed by damage. 

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