Final Installation for Lace Works Exhibition at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery.
Materials used – Nottingham Leavers Lace trim, ribbon, vintage and second hand ‘St Michaels’ (Marks and Spencer’s) and ‘Golden Charm’ negligée’s, petticoats, high neck day dress, pins, nails.
’Lace Works – Contemporary Art & Nottingham Lace’ – Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery 10th November 2012 – extended until 10th February 2013. www.mynottingham.gov.uk/nottinghamcastle
‘Lace Works’ is part of ‘Lace: Here: Now’ – a season of lace exhibitions and events that celebrate the heritage of the Nottingham Lace industry and demonstrates that lace still inspires, fascinates and excites. www.laceherenow.co.uk
….watching ‘Blood and Black Lace’- (Italian: Sei donne per l’assassino) a 1964 Italian Giallo film directed by Mario Bava; and after the film had finished, my boyfriend thought it would be funny to act out the killer by hiding on the landing with a black lace stocking over his head….
the space where those secrets stay….
From light to dark….
The white leavers lace a bit too lacey and bridal…
now a Slate Grey leavers lace warp…