Craft n' disaster

12 Jun 2009 - 19 Jul 2009
Craft n' disaster: a solo exhibition of textiles by Sera Waters exploring soft domestic furnishings as witnesses to natural disasters.

Artworks in Exhibition

Paradise Tampering: The House Fire
Paradise Tampering: The House Fire
40cm (W) x 40cm (H)
found longstitch, wool
Flee to Haven
Flee to Haven
Wool, crewel, thread, velvet, yellow trim, cotton fabric,
Soft Power: Stacks of Smoke,
Soft Power: Stacks of Smoke,
Woollen blanket, removalist’s felt, cotton, stuffing, fabric
Soft Power: Fire Blanket
Soft Power: Fire Blanket
160cm (W) x 120cm (H)
Woollen blanket, cotton fabric, embroidery thread, crewel
Nasty Magpie: "Magpie attacked cyclist, rode into telegraph pole - Fracture"
Nasty Magpie: "Magpie attacked cyclist, rode into telegraph pole - Fracture,"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Nasty Magpie: “Home watering the garden, swooped by magpie,ran down rockery & fell on porch- Haematoma or bruising”,
Nasty Magpie: "Home watering the garden, swooped by magpie,ran down rockery & fell on porch- Haematoma or bruising"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Nasty Magpie: "Riding pushbike attacked by magpie lost control bike landed in gutter - Dislocation",
Nasty Magpie: "Riding pushbike attacked by magpie lost control bike landed in gutter “Dislocation"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Nasty Magpie: “Walking to work attacked by magpie strained neck- Sprain or Strain”
Nasty Magpie: "Walking to work attacked by magpie strained neck- Sprain or Strain"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Nasty Magpie: "Being chased by irate magpie while horseriding. Fell; landed on ground- Fracture"
Nasty Magpie: "Being chased by irate magpie while horseriding. Fell; landed on ground- Fracture"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Nasty Magpie: "Magpie attacked victim pecked in eye – Penetrating wound"
Nasty Magpie: "Magpie attacked victim pecked in eye “Penetrating wound"
Found doily, dye, felt, beads, sequins, cotton, glow-in-the-dark thread
Sandbag for the home; Drowning Livestock
Sandbag for the home; Drowning Livestock
Felt, sequins, cotton, velvet, sand


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