COLLECT 2013 – Project Space

Out on a Limb

Saatchi Gallery, London
10 – 13 May 2013

I, 2013
machine knitted wool, glass beads, coral, antique earring, polished agate and lace, 130 × 210 × 50 mm

Limb, 2013
machine and hand knitted wool, crochet wool, expanding foam. glass beads, lace, dress pins, sequins and antique faux pearl necklace, 140 × 200 × 640 mm

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i, 2013
machine knitted wool, hand crocheted wool, nails, beads, antique glass jewellery, polished agate on maple wood plaque, 180 × 200 × 50 mm. Private Collection

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Bad Mother, 2013
machine knitted wool, machine knitted lurex, expanding foam, knitting needles, glass beads, sequins, dress pins, crystal beads on maple wood shelf, 780 × 160 × 160 mm. Private Collection

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Still Breathing, 2013
machine knitted wool, hand embroidered wool, hand crocheted lurex, coppered nails, sequins, beads, antique faux pearl necklaces, antique crystal necklace on maple wood plaque, 820 × 1000 × 80 mm

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One Letter Apart, 2013
machine and hand knitted wool, hand crocheted wool, expanding foam, ball of sisal, second-hand hand knitted wool glove, antique glass bead necklace, flints, sequins, glitter, mohair yarn, dress pins on oak base, approx 1700 × 550 × 430 mm

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A Perfectly Good Marriage, 2013
machine knitted wool, expanding foam, hawthorn log with horse shoe embedded in it, flints, sequins, dress pins on oak, cherry and spruce wood stand, 360 × 440 × 1640 mm

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Hacked, 2013
machine knitted wool, expanding foam, second-hand hand knitted wool glove, mohair yarn, beads, sea bamboo beads, balls of wool on hacked steel and wool IKEA stool (designed by Carmel McElroy and Graeme Findlay), 440 × 360 × 980 mm

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Out on a Limb – samples and surpluses, things donated and inherited and found, domestic craft, mass manufacture, exquisite craftsmanship, embellished and encrusted, excess, needless, disembodied, immense violence, fear, loss, death, pain, pins and needles, and wool.

Portrait: Sophie Mutevelian
Installation photography: Ben Coode-Adams
Studio photography: Douglas Atfield

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10 March 2013

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