COMMON THREADS (LUGG, 2005), (CO-CURATED BY LUGG AND LEIGHTON-WHITE, 2005) INSTALLATION IMAGE, BELGER ARTS CENTER IN KANSAS CITY, USA. – TAASA Review September 2014
Textile artists often employ samples of material culture as a basis for primary research within their practice.
However, when cultural items are thus used, it can be easy to assume a simplistic process: straightforward plundering and superficial re-appropriation.
For Hadlow and Lugg, however, a relationship with a textile cultural sample is ongoing and conversational: the site not of conclusion or containment, but of complex unfolding...