Pure silk sandbags, woven on hand loom...

Each silk sandbag, woven on a hand loom, is used to replace an existing plastic sandbag found on the street.

 

A commentary on the loss of craft in labour, a suggestion is present in the work that the reintroduction of craft skills to labour may not only enrich our workers lives and our built environment, but also the tools and materials permanently visible to us during the transitory but ever-present regeneration process.

Photo credit: Claire Freeman

Photo credit: Claire Freeman

Photo credit: Claire Freeman

Photo credit: Claire Freeman