A contemporary embroiderer’s journal – of images, thread, fabric, colours and textures that evoke living, through the language of stitch.
Like the condiments that go into making a good, tasty cup of masala chai; these stories about people, places and events surrounding the ritual of drinking or making tea, draw a portrait of city/nation/self.
Viewing and reviewing art has been a significant marker in my journey of evolution from a textile designer to a contemporary textile artist. Artviews is a composite archive of published views from 2008 onwards. For earlier articles (put link to articles on art)
It took me fourteen years to ‘come out of the closet’ (as it were) and publicly read a poem I’d written, for the first time. Poetry, however, has since become an integral facet to my presentations as visual artist. And all major exhibitions of my art feature my poems. ‘A Matter of Words’ strives to be a composite archive of published poems…..but not always up to date….