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Touching Absence 5
Touching Absence presentation
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Touching Absence 1 - Wool fabric. Hand dyed in Natural dyes. Hand pieced in cotton thread, The colour change in the thread denotes an absence.
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Touching Absence 2 - Wool fabric. Hand dyed in Natural dyes and hand pieced with cotton thread. The change in colour during stitching denotes an absence.
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Touching Absence 3 - Wool fabric. Hand dyed with Natural dyes. Stitched tightly with cotton thread, the change in colour during stitching denotes an absence
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Touching Absence 4 - A wide range of hand dyed fabrics using natural dyes. Machine Pieced and quilted.
Janice Gunner | Crafts, Jewellery & 3D Design
Touching Absence 5 - Tiny cushions to hold. Haptic experiences to stir the memory . Hand dyed in natural dyes. Empty sections represent an absence.

Janice Gunner

MA Textiles

My work explores the affects of living with someone who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. It primarily deals with how ways of communicating the absences felt when communication has become difficult because of cognitive and reasoning issues. I have portrayed the absences with the use of colour and stitch and touch.