Sunday, 21 March 2010

52 mini interviews: Ekta Kaul

Aerialscapes (detail), hand-dyed, embroidered and needle-punched.

Name: Ekta Kaul
Location: Bath
Age: 32


How would you describe your work?
Tactile, graphic compositions underscored by bold colours. I make contemporary textile wall hangings, quilts and scarves.

What are you currently working on?
A new body of work inspired by patterns, aerial photographs of fields.

Where do you find inspiration for your work?
Contemporary architecture, urban textures, aerial photographs, music, anything and everything.

3 artists/designers you love and why! :

Kate Blee Her use of colour!
Frances Geesin
- I love her experimental approach to textiles
Karim Rashid - The colours, the diversity of projects and inspirational spaces

3 things that make you smile:
Adding to my collection of Indian textiles
Picnic on a perfect summer day
Mock the Week

Do you have any other upcoming exhibitions/shows etc:
Origin- The London Craft Fair (hopefully)

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