Tokyo Wondersite residency
In 2012 I was invited to be artist in residence at Tokyo Wondersite, along with a group of others.
I spent the month exploring the city, visiting museums and taking traditional craft workshops and taking part in a 10 day long workshop thinking about what community meant after the 2011 tsunami.
Responding to what I saw during that month, I made a series of beaded objects, later exhibited at the Japanese Embassy London.
Hand cut, dyed and printed pear wood
Hand cut, shaped, dyed maple
reclaimed wood, hand made into beads and strung to represent a firefighters helmet, seen at the Japan Folk Crafts Museum