All posts by Melinda Berkovitz

Celebrating Diversity – Yinka Shonibare cont…

Yinka Shonibare is a familiar name to many of us. His artwork constantly challenges the establishment and those within. As a modern British / Nigerian artist, Shonibare’s work embraces and challenges diversity and allows us to reflect on the positive effects that difference can bring. It is this positive approach to difference that I find […]

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Capture the Light cont…

Further to Libby’s post, I have been photographing the Sea of Galilee which is by my home in Israel. I usually walk this route every morning and despite some days of heavy rain, most mornings are clear. This week was no exception. The bright winter sun caused the water to sparkle like a million jewels. […]

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Marking the Journey

Finally I am making progress with my new work for our Transformation exhibition due to open in 2021. A fantastic winter’s walk along the beach adjacent to my daughter’s house provided me with even more source material. I love the process of photographic recording to reinforce the meaning behind my work Sand prints are playing […]

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“The True Anzac”

I was born in Australia and during my school years there was shockingly little attention paid to the history, culture and appreciation of Indigenous people – the Aboriginal people of Australia. In my textile work over the years I have researched and explored related themes on many occasions as a response to this woeful lacking […]

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Ready to go!

Melinda

EAST BLOG January 2019 By Melinda   Over the years as a textile tutor and mentor I have said too many times to count, “the work is not finished till the framing / presentation is dealt with” My new motto is the work is not finished until the packaging and means of transportation are sorted! […]

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