Posts for September, 2012


27/09/2012Servet Kocyigit

I have been involved in the design process of decorated text for a beautiful art piece by artist Servet Kocyigit. The work is knitted as a hand made crochet and is now exhibiting in Servet’s solo exhibition at the Rampa Gallery in Istanbul until 20th of October 2012.


Servet Kocyigit, “Sunset” 2012, 128 x 218cm hand made croched

Detail: Servet Kocyigit, “Sunset” 2012, 128 x 218cm hand made croched

Servet has worked with hand made crochet in the past,
see below another piece titled ‘21.674 People’:


Servet Kocyigit, “21.674 People”, 4 x 12m, Hand made crochet, 27th Sao Paulo Biennial exhibition view, 2006

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04/09/2012At the Mela Festival

Went on the weekend to explore the area of Leith in east Edinburgh, and stumbled upon the Mela festival, a multi-cultural event with music, dance and (yummy) food.
I was especially taken by their beautiful banners in various colours, a fusion of South Asian and Scottish cultural symbols.



It was a long day, and the little one fell asleep with her new friend Kitty…

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