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, (1st Sep - 11 Nov 2018)

Identity Crisis 6 to be exhibited in:

Solo Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London (11th to 14th October 2018), Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin (8th - 11th November 2018), and Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate (22nd - 25th November 2018)