THAT'S HOW THE COOKIE CRUMBLES, 2016

It is known that people with anorexia nervosa view their bodies as much larger than they actually are. Hand stitched cookie motifs, each with their own text, are enlarged under an LED magnifier. The words such as ‘self-hate’ and ‘restrict’ obsessively turn inside the minds of those with eating disorders.

 Photo credit: Yeshen Venema

Photo credit: Yeshen Venema


Exhibited in:

Wit of the Stitch, Ruthin Crafts Centre, North Wales (2016)

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)