This installation was selected for New Contemporaries 2022.
Red is the colour of..., 2019-2021 was made in response to the decommissioned prison in Shepton Mallet for B-Wing exhibition in Sept/Oct 2019. There it was installed on the first floor of B Wing as a trail of red knitted sculptures connected by red wool. That installation is documented on the B-Wing website here. For more detail about the original concept, please visit 'Red is the colour of...' 2019, at B-Wing.
I continued to knit the long, thin, sculptures and installed nearly 40 of them as part of Real Space, a month-long residency at The Michael Pennie Gallery at Bath Spa University, in March 2021. I am very grateful to the techncians at Bath Spa University for supporting me in my mad idea of hanging the knitted sculptures from two Heras fencing panels on top of two moveable wall sections! I was able to use photos of this installation to apply for New Contemporaries. It makes me realise that one relatively small opportunity can sometimes lead to a more significant one!