Emily Birkett

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Emily Birkett is a 2017 Lancaster University BA Fine Art graduate living and working in County Durham. She creates large scale knitted installations to address the unspoken issues of textile disposal and the resulting environmental implications. Her practice is informed by examining the sustainability of textile recycling as she deconstructs used clothing and other materials to create yarns, knitting them in a manner she deems as an un-wasteful process.