Weaving Process filmed by Florencia Hurtado
Art director Florencia Hurtado has been filming her own take on the different steps of the weaving process in the studio.
The Thread Of An Idea
Photographer Nocera and Ferri have been playing around with some pieces, giving their own interpretation for a series of beautiful pictures on Rakes Magazine.
Woven Embodiments: Feature On Expanded Drawing Practices
Work featured on Expanded Drawing Practice, a blog showcasing artists whose processes differ from usual drawing practices.
Crafts Council Future Edit 2020
December 2020 My work has recently been selected to be part of the Future Edit 2020 Graduate Showcase, held by the Crafts Council in their new gallery situated in London, just by Angel station. Unfortunately because of the circumstances the show has been moved online, or only available for private views in the gallery, and […]
Cockpit Makers Market – Christmas 2020
December 2020 For this Christmas I have been making handwoven bells using my leftover warp’s yarns, such as Alpaca and paper, available through the Cockpit Makers Market. Lovely as a Christmas decoration, but also all year round, whenever you need to call an angel during these difficult times. Buy hand-woven basket bells at https://colourhive.com/blogs/journal/design-comm
Cockpit Arts/ Clothworkers Company Award 2020
October 2020 I have recently moved to my new studio space located at Cockpit Arts in Deptford, after receiving an Award from the Clothworkers Company. This will allow me to have the facilities and the support to continue my weaving practice and research in London, alongside other four talented weavers selected for the program. Being […]
Colour Hive X Central Saint Martins: Design + Community
September 2020 Alongside other Central Saint Martins 2020 graduates I have been selected to take part in a panel discussion around the topic of Design and Community. As the starting point of my graduate project was about collaborating with children in early education, building a balanced dialogue and reciprocal learning, I have been discussing how […]
Central Saint Martins Graduate Showcase 2020
July 2020 Due to the current situation, the Graduate Show has been moved to an online platform. Despite not replacing the same interaction of a physical show, it allowed reaching a wider audience and being able to see the work from the whole UAL community. Find a hint of my graduate research, which has also […]
Dorothy Waxman Textile Prize – NYTM 2019
September 2019 My handwoven pieces from my collection Floating Nests have been selected as finalists for the Dorothy Waxmann Textile Prize. They flew all the way to the USA and have been exhibited during New York Textile Month: www.textiletalent.nyc/central-saint-martins/franchesca
Michelangelo Foundation Portuguese Basket Technology Summer Camp
July 2019 I have been selected for this residency in Lisbon alongside other 5 Portuguese and 4 European art and design students to dive into the world of traditional basketry. Working and living together with five masters of Portuguese basketry techniques, we spent three weeks researching and testing new ways of including the craft in […]