Almost like a Halo, I love the way the light travels through this.
These dresses are almost ghost like / A memory
Having trained as a Jeweler, Caroline Broadbent works as a tutor, tecxtile artist & designer. her ‘work is mainly driven by ideas but making and materials are an integral part of the process. You can’t make thinks without considering the craft of it.’
She describes her work as offering an experience ‘My interst is in the body or its absence, its senses and its movements. Light and shadow have been important in my work and recently reflections play an important roll.’
In 2013 working at the UCA Rochester in the Fashion Textiles Print Dept.
Her work is held in many public collections including the V&A, the Crafts Council and the Witworth Museum.
I like the way the panels allow light through but are not too transparent.
Awarded a scottish Arts Council Award for research into new processes in 1977 she has always been recognised for her innovative methods. Norma has done a lot of public comissions including a permanent installation at the Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh. Current processes include digital printing, hand painting and embossing
I have added this research material to the back of my file.