In the process, a shift occurs. From cutting rags, through to drawing, writing, printing and assembling, makers become agents of change.
Significant fabrics and clothing become transformed into works of art, opening up insight into difficult experiences and building new understanding, forgiveness and meaning.
PaperShift was set up by Papermaker and Artist Alison Simpson after hosting a short Residency in the Moray Art Centre in Scotland with Drew Mattott and Margaret Mahan of the US- based Peace Paper Project.
Inspired by Peace Paper, we now seek to make our own contribution to the glorious world of transformational papermaking…