commons, the rhythm of a walk

Over the past months I have been exploring the eight remaining pieces of common land in Hackney and recording these walks with photographs, writing and sound. These audio recordings will be the starting point for a series of woven pieces I plan to make about these ancient patches of land, remnants of a medieval world where people were deeply connected with the land. From the sound waves I intend to derive pattern and rhythm which I will weave into the cloth, so placing these journeys into the very structure of the fabric. Memory is embedded in the making of textiles…