by Laura McGee
…with help from her mum, Elaine Kirby…(who will say she didn’t really help at all.)
Spun is for my Nana, Ethel Kirby née Baker who grew up in East London working as a machinist, lived through war working in an ammunitions factory, had three children, has six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren…so far.
I inherited her sewing box And In This Box (which is now both a sewing and a memory box it seems) I Have Chosen To display m y maternal family tree (in the form of collage chaos) A N D some of my text based artwork, printed onto cotton (noihsaf soahc egalloc ralimis a ni) A F U S I N G T O G E T H E R O F S O R T S
Laura McGee is a performer, a maker and a nonsense creator.