CASE STUDY: Jessica Jacobs, Andrea Morreau and Emily O’Mara – Our Hamlets: Community Mapping Project

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Jessica Jacobs, Andrea Morreau and Emily O’Mara. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Our Hamlets – Counter Mapping Communities in Felt Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Jessica …

CASE STUDY: Louise Scollay and Alison Mayne – Cleeking in the Archives

This case study explores a participatory textile making research project by Louise Scollay and Alison Mayne. All images are copyright Mihaela Bodlovic. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Cleeking in the Archives Name(s) of researcher(s) and university affiliation, if …

CASE STUDY: Shirley Mclauchlan – Personalised Stitching Workshop

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Shirley Mclauchlan. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Personalised stitching workshop Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Shirley Mclauchlan, Edinburgh University Context for project Public engagement. I was …

A brief summary of the second event: the Critical Reflection Workshop

On Tuesday 9th July we welcomed 18 attendees (including ourselves) to the Arts University Bournemouth for our second network event, the Critical Reflection Workshop. The weather was hot and the beach was close by, but an intense day with a full programme of workshop sessions kept us occupied! Our aim for the day was to …

Upcoming deadline – Stitching Together Special Edition

One of the major elements of the network's activity is a Special Edition of the Journal of Arts and Communities (published by Intellect Ltd). The aim of this Special Edition is to provide a collection of reflective case study articles that both document and critically examine methods and approaches to using participatory textile making as a …