Prain outlines the need for humour in our lives and how the subversive stitch has taken gentle needlework to embroidered profanities in order to raise a smile.
Andrea Dezso has made a series of work Lessons from my Mother.
During her time of looking for paid work the artist Melissa A. Calderon stitched six to nine hours a day to record her ironically titled piece My Unemployed Life.
Howie Woo is a multi-media, mixed media artist who describes himself as a story teller. He learnt to crochet and made his alter ego Woomi who has adventures Howie isn’t brave enough to have himself.
Gina Dawson has documented rejection letters by stitching them along with other souvenirs of her life.
The wreath has one phrase lifted from the letter, realise that this is a potential disappointment for you