From parts to a whole …

Some more photographs from the Matthew Harris Retreat at Studio11 at the beginning of June.

Christina started with a waxed paper umbrella …

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This was dismantled into a surprising number of parts (these are only some of them)  …

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From parts to a sculpture …

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And then to one of Christina’s favourite methods of working – collage.

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On the other hand Christine started with the foot pedal from an old Bernina sewing machine, and used the parts to start drawing on paper …

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Then to fabric …

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And then what next? Rinse the fabric in the sea, what else?

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Where all three of us will take these initial germs of ideas still remains to be seen, but it will be interesting to see how such simple beginnings develop into pieces in their own right.