Bethan Ash – Keeping the Homeless Warm

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Keeping the Homeless Warm

In this version of a crochet Welsh blanket the pieces represent studies in contrasts: softness versus rigidity; minimal form versus maximum pattern; handcrafted appearance versus machine aesthetic. The material content also brings to light many of the uncomfortable truths of our contemporary society.

Year:                2008

Size:                6’ sq.

Technique:       crochet

Materials:         aluminium lager and beer cans, crochet cotton blanket

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