'Chwafa' by T. Rowland Hughes, embroidery thread, slate, 2018
4 Bibles (King James bible, School bible, Good News Bible, International Bible), sterling silver wire, 2018
Children's Alphabet book, Guitar strings, 2015
Do we miss the printed word, the smell of a book, the sound of the turning pages? By altering its’ structure, it changes the nature of the book.
I am currently exploring the world of books and reading; what it means to move away from those beautiful and physical objects, from the visual beauty to the sounds, the smells and the textures that are lost.
The tactile nature of books creates a sensual response that surpasses reactions to digital equivalents.
It is emotional and aesthetic - triggering memory and emotion...