Sacred Heart

Embroidery, lace and acrylic paint

This series of work questions the unfair negative preconceptions of 'feminine pursuits', namely needlework and cosmetics and asks why both have been collapsed into a stereotype of femininity characterised as mindless and decorative and devoid of significant meaning

Here I use the language of drag makeup and aspects of devotional stitching found in worship to take a different slant on prescribed gender

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Embroidery, applique and acrylic paint

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Embroidery, applique and acrylic paint