New York Textile Month Open Studios: September 15th & 16th.
Chashama, Chelsea NYC
Blooms featured in ABC carpet & home, 888 Broadway, Manhattan New York. Mid- September.
Narrative Threads exhibition, Scandinavia House New York.
Studio/ Display space
Chashama, Seventh Avenue and W26th Street, Chelsea New York.
L'Space Gallery, www.lspacegallery.com
Studio Visit by Scandinavia House New York:
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STUDIES IN DOMESTICS, MARKINGS, MEANINGS AND LABELS
Heidi's practice incorporates the tactile and the performative, ultimately arriving at a body of work that is both spiritual and deeply grounded in the handmade and physical.
- Julia Harris, Textile Arts Center New York
My work listens to the mundane and attempts to interpret the narratives which are embedded in our everyday. It draws from domestic activities: habits, objects and intimacy, and looks for ways in which to create paths between the private and the public, between the inside and the outside.
I believe that handmade objects have a physical memory and absorb the essence of their makers. The process of sewing is essential to to me: piercing the fibers allows me to create both a physical and an emotional bond with the material.
Working with old textiles is especially important, my mission is to give discarded handiworks and their creators a new existence.