under pressure, 2018

Words taken from real-life frustrations from parents when the pressure of living with and caring for a child/young adult with an eating disorder causes feelings to explode. The tiny hand stitched text label gives a response from their son/daughter....

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A child-size blood pressure cuff has been used as a pattern. The anorexic patient's arm becomes too thin for a full-sized cuff to be of any use.

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Exhibited in:

‘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)

‘What’s Going On Upstairs’, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate Convention Centre, Gallery TG2, Harrogate (2018)