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No Time to Dye


"No Time to Dye" The idealism of the perfect family, underpins a mothers desire to have time to herself. Anne Harris 310x320mm Eco Dyed Silk Cotton with Silk and Wool Thread. The play on words relates to the process that I spend so much time thinking about, using natural plant matter to dye and make images underpins a lot of my work. Constantly being in a frustrated state of balancing my creative pursuits, my own needs, and the family demands, provides the insight for my work. I have a burning desire to create something, that is just about me as [...]

Viable Nature


Viable Nature. The hidden fear and anxiety of pregnancy... and the miracle growing inside. Anne Harris 2013 310x410mm Eco Printed and Stitched Wool /Silk/Cotton I am drawn to images of the ideal  life and representations of things that look perfect, but have underlying cracks and a dark side. Sometimes the journey to motherhood is incredibly beautiful and sometimes it is gut wrenching and incredibly raw full of twists and turns that tear you apart, mostly these are hidden behind a shroud of social correctness. My passion for the environment underpins all that I create. I am a gatherer, I try [...]