Work-on..

On and on I sew… There has been a delay in my PhD defence at the University of New Brunswick this week. The delay is not one that I expected but, I have great respect for the process and so (sew) I am continuing to work on. The written component of my dissertation was submittedContinue reading “Work-on..”

Just Making It (Visible)

This is a new body of work that I’ve made in clay. It responds to the feminist theorist’s responsibility to fill in the gaps within academic research – to make visible that which has been historically overlooked.   I want to make visible some of ‘the gaps’ the textile research. These piece speak to invisibleContinue reading “Just Making It (Visible)”

Open Studio at JIWAR

Last evening we had an open studio at JIWAR to share what we have been up to here in Catalan. It was a hot evening, with the weather threatening thunder, all in all very ‘Spanish’ feeling! We were not expecting a huge number of people as August is typically the time when stores close andContinue reading “Open Studio at JIWAR”

Weaving my defense.

  If you’re curious, you can see a pdf. of the presentation here: Hogan_Comprehensive Defence presentation_July 7 2016     Wearing my son’s handmade mother’s day gift from last May (heart shaped button pin) and my Christmas gift from my daughter (needle and thread pin) for good luck (and not in the photo, my grandmother’s rubyContinue reading “Weaving my defense.”

GAG bags

In case of serious art sickness (from a too often revered art system that repeatedly offers us more of the same..). Not a gallery interesting in making things seem ‘black & white’ The GAG’s midwife (that would be me) is presently in the studio/sewing room & these motley art bags -made from recycled paintings- should be available to help youContinue reading “GAG bags”