Taking Care: a participatory project in letters and thread 5-7 June 2019 Borough Road Gallery
Taking Care: a participatory project in letters and thread
5-7 June 2019 10am till 4pm Borough Road Gallery
Opening evening with talks 5 June 2019, 5pm
Share your words with me and I will listen.
You are invited to join U.S. artist Rachel Epp Buller in residence at Borough Road Gallery, where she will embroider words in a durational performance devoted to care and listening. Her work explores letter-writing as an act of care and a bond of human connection that is directly connected to slowing down, taking time to take care, with our words and for each other. In Taking Care, the artist invites participants to write her a letter that recounts an act of care, large or small; she offers to receive these words, to intimately listen, and to embroider the words to make publicly visible these often unseen labors.
The artist welcomes community members to join her in embroidering, crocheting, knitting, or just in conversation, 10am-4pm, June 5-7, 2019.
Dr. Rachel Epp Buller (USA) is a feminist, printmaker, book artist, art historian, university professor, and mother of three. Her artistic, written, and curatorial work addresses these intersections, focusing on the maternal body and feminist care in contemporary art contexts.
This event is hosted by Care and Digital Creativity Network.