performance with the poet Frances Presley with part of the project
available in book form as 'automatic cross stitch' (Other Press,
by women who work in the sewing industry and using techniques
and symbols drawn from different cultures the series consists
of images and installation pieces.
the project was conceived as a performance for the Feminist
Aesthetics conference organised by Penny Florence with Dee Reynolds
in 1995. The reading of the texts took place alongside projected
images using slide projectors.
The performance was repeated at King's Fund (1996) and Filef
Centre (1996) where it was accompanied by an exhibition of additional