Photos

Sewing Through the Pandemic: An embroidered, collaborative, and mindful diary of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Community Arts project in collaboration with Changing Lives (2020)
two embroidery hoops: ‘exhale’ and ‘love’ in response to covid-19 anxiety (2020)
cross-stitch hoop saying ‘let’s stay home’ with David Cummings’ press briefing on TV in the background (2020)
teaching about the ethics of technologies – building ‘magic machines’ with Interaction Design students (2019)
A slide from my presentation at HCID Conference in London, presenting on Designing Technologies for Social Justice (2019)
A workshop I hosted at the Sex Work Research Hub Conference on how to build a CV and how to have impact with research for postgraduate students (2019)
collaborative making of the fempower.tech station at Open Lab, Newcastle University (2018)
planning hte fempower.tech station (2018)
Challenging Perceptions With Heart: Data analysis through quilting (2018)
Quilted data analysis for my PhD (2018)
The Partnership Quilt: An interactive quilte to share sex workers experiences of service delivery in the North East (2017)
developing an interactive poster for CIRN conference in Prato, Italy (2017)
An in-progress picture of the collaborative cross-stitch from the #CHIversity campaign to raise money and awareness for Planned Parenthood (2017)
#CHIversity campaign to improve inclusion at the international CHI conference (2017)
The finished Yarnbombing for Solidarity banner to celebrate the #RefugeesWelcome campaign (2017)
hosting a series of public making events as part of the #RefugeesWelcome campaign (2016-2017)
Materials for the Red Umbrella Aarchive: Using RfID tags to create a hybrid archive of women’s experiences of participating in the North East’s International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers commemoration (2016-2017)
creating ‘squeeze’ an e-textile stress-ball that lights up based on how hard you squeeze it. Bespoke design for a participant at SelfHarmony (Hackathon with people who self-harm) (2016)
Using BBC MIcro:Bits as part of Northern Pride activities (2016)
hosting an e-ink workshop at Thinking Digital Women Conference (2016)
Building the ‘city of ethical conundrums’ as part of a 1-day workshop at the Digital Economy Network Summer School (2016)
experimenting with wireless charging of electronics, embedded in textiles (2015)
VoiceBoard: A peer support technology for people in supported housing and addiction peer support workers (2015)
Alex: The bear for homeschooling. Charged wirelessly, by covcering with a blanket (2014)
experimenting with thermochromatic fabrics