Kirsty Whitlock embroiders unusual surfaces making the mundane exceptional and challenging the consumer culture by transforming trash into t...

Kirsty Whitlock: "Comparing herself to a magpie for collecting items that have been disposed and believer of “one person’s waste is another’s treasure,” Whitlock’s work reflects both history and nostalgia. She stitches found refuse into her artwork and then embellishes it with embroidery, wherein she creates a connection between the present and the past."

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