IDENTITY CRISIS, 2017

This artwork is in the form of five hospital identity bracelets which shrink sequentially in size as the eating disorder takes hold of the malnourished body. The text is drawn from a conversation had with a young anorexic woman who was admitted into emergency care on a number of occasions. Each bracelet is stitched with the motif of a cannula…

 Photo credit: Yeshen Venema

Photo credit: Yeshen Venema


 Identity Crisis 6 (2018)  Quote taken from 'Wasted, A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia' by Marya Hornbacher

Identity Crisis 6 (2018)

Quote taken from 'Wasted, A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia' by Marya Hornbacher


Exhibited in:

London Eating Disorder Conference, University College London (2017)

Eating Disorder International Conference, Imperial College London (2018)

'The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch' at Standen House National Trust Property, West Sussex, (2018)

‘What’s Going On Upstairs’, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, Gallery TG11, London (2018)

‘What’s Going On Upstairs’, The Knitting & Stitching Show, The RDS, Gallery TG6, Simmonscourt, Dublin, (2018)

To be exhibited in:

‘What’s Going On Upstairs’, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate Convention Centre, Gallery TG2, Harrogate (22nd - 25th November 2018)