tipton catastrophe 1922

Work based on the 1922 Tipton Catastrophe when 19 young girls were killed while emptying gunpowder out of brass cartridge cases.  Their employer was selling the metal  illegally and was jailed for five years. 

19 hand made yellow dresses - shot

2013

I heard a fizz

embroidery

tea stained cottons and linen

2013

45 x 22cm

NFS