Split Traditions
This piece explores the history of discarded and obsolete tools, and their worn beauty. Fine threads and vibrantly coloured silks highlight and enhance the hard knocks of these objects’ working lives, following the Japanese traditional practice of Kintsugi.
Recycled tools, silk, threads
86x80x60cm Floor

Another View - Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Birmingham April / May 2017
Textile Alchemy - WAC Gallery June 2016
Fracture - Hoxton Arches June - 2016
Split Traditions WIP
Military chain saw with leather pouch​​​​​​​
All photographs Jonathan Dredge
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