Living Just Below...

Living just below the surface, Rachel Dickson - 2-17 February 2007

My work is concerned with ideas of memory and circumstance; how we carry our experiences with us, wearing moments in time, stained by involvements, sewn into the fabric of our lives intimate garments, marked and stained, secrets, memories exposedpatterns and construction becoming integral to the recollection garments too fragile to wear fragility, integrity exploited fabrics of the domestic instruments of beauty, violatedpatterns for life, instructions for living written down, so as not to forget.

This new body of work was created in and for the space at PS2. A workshop to reconstruct memory, drawings, sketches, enabling the remembering of patterns, moments, written down and made.

Rachel Dickson is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, and is currently an Associate Lecturer in the University
of Ulster.

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