A Creative Conversation: Stéphanie Ruth & Anna Perach

Drawing on personal experience and folkloric myths, Anna Perach uses a traditional craft technique called tufting to create wearable sculptures that come to life during performance in front of a live audience. Anna’s work serves as a mystical antidote to a hyper-rational technocratic reality that has failed humanity systematically since years. Stéphanie Ruth spoke to Anna to find […]

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Crafting Resistance and Resilience

My roots lie in the land of five rivers, Punjab, now torn apart by imagined boundaries. My grandparents and their grandparents made their home in the western part of Punjab, now in Pakistan, and crossed over to India when the Radcliffe Line tore through their land. One of the only things my maternal grandmother carried […]

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Sanity in the Seams

Sanity in the Seams: The Power of Sewing to Reaffirm a Sense of Self During Tumultuous Times, as Told Through the Needle of Nineteenth Century Seamstress, Agnes Richter. When confined to our homes, our minds begin to wonder and our hands twitch. The walls surrounding us, though providing sanctuary from the insidious threat outside, become […]

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Mother Material: Handle with care

If you visited the White Lab Gallery in Madrid in 2019, you would find an enormous sculptural installation sprawling down the staircase of the gallery’s multi-storey building. With its pink tentacles wrapping around the staircase’s railings and settling into soft curls on the ground, it seemed as if the gallery had been invaded by some […]

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