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Jan has produced work for Dewsbury and Ravensthorpe Health Centres, Yorkshire, The Brain Injuries Unit Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, The Neo-Natal Unit, Queens Hospital, Burton on Trent and Tokyo New Hospital, Matsudo City, Chiba, Tokyo. Jan’s research considers how textiles respond to and meet the physical and emotional needs of people within a space, exploring the possibilities of heightening the users’ sense of ‘well-being’ through the integration of textile artwork within public spaces.

Keywords

woven panels, healthcare environments, well being.

Disciplines

Textiles

Materials

Textiles
'Bluebell Woods' Four woven panels.
Photographer: Jan Bowman
Design and production of four woven panels as part of the ‘Journey Towards Health' Health’ Arts Programme for North Kirklees Primary Care Trust. 2006. Panel size:100 cm x 100 cm.
Detail: 'Bluebell Woods'
Photographer: Jan Bowman
Materials: monofilament, cotton, viscose, mosaic, ribbon, beads, mohair.
'Bluebell Woods' Dewsbury Health Centre.
Photographer: Jan Bowman
Looking up from below the panel to the glass roof. The intention was to create a sense of well being through the work produced, contemplative and relaxing but at the same time stimulating curiosity concerning materials and construction.
'Lillie Pond' Ravensthorpe Health Centre
Photographer: Jan Bowman
'Lillie Pond' is situated in the waiting area on the first floor. Materials: monofilament, cotton, viscose, silk, ribbon, beads, mohair, reed. Panel size: 100 cm x 100 cm.
'Tropical Haze'
Photographer: Jan Bowman
'Tropical Haze' is situated in the Brain Injuries Unit, Musgrave Park Hospital. Belfast. Size: 100 cm x 130 cm. Materials: monofilament, cotton, viscose, silk, ribbon, beads, lurex, mohair, reed,

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