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the blue jumper

I will be working to develop my participatory knitting project ‘the blue jumper’ as a touring show, to regional galleries around the country. I will be visiting curators and gallerists to discuss and promote the work, enmeshing those I meet in the seductive blue threads of the jumper . . .

As a result of my talent development bursary, the blue jumper was knitted on enthusiastically at derby quad gallery, and will be exhibited in february at ‘unravel’ at farnham maltings.

I understand my practice and skill set differently following the mentoring session, and other discussions, generated by this bursary. i believe this enabled me to write proposals with renewed confidence. i have been commissioned by the national trust to use my participatory practice experience to generate an outdoor installation for this christmas period. i am also co-developing a proposal for a significant residency with an academic institution, but i can’t jinx it by giving details …

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