Alice Fox is a textile artist who works with material they grow on their allotment plot, they gather or find. They make fiber from plants, string from nettles or garbage.
In 'Wild Textiles' Alice Fox portraits plants and materials, documents processes. And shows their works: pieces and bowls from leaves that are sewn together, chestnut shells that carry weavings, vessels from dandelion or paper strings, the gall sculpture series - works that got me excited, and longing.
It's such an inspiring book, inviting to take into account what is around, to play, to explore, and to make art. For me it opened up room for new thoughts about the relation of crafts and arts.