Jennifer's practice focuses on creating work from paper; by bonding, waxing, trapping and stitching she produces unusual paper ‘fabrics’, which are used to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects.
The papers are treated as if cloth, with the main technique employed being stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional
The papers themselves serve as both the inspiration and the media for my work, with the narrative of the books and papers suggesting the forms.
Jennifer tends to find items then investigate a way in which they can be reused and transformed; giving new life to things that would otherwise go unloved or be thrown away.
Jennifer Collier - Paper & Stitch