The historical past and the internal structure of Yumoto house, which was once used for silkworm farming and as a hospital, is the framework for my site-specific installation. The installation consists of 1,000 meters of silver yarn, three drawings (220cm x 82cm each), and sound
Stella Whalley's art practice has been dedicated to the exploration of drawing, printmaking, digital embroidery and photography. Taking references from history of art and contemporary culture she reformulates them by using herself as the protagonist. Her works investigate how gender is culturally constructed and uncovers a rich source of insights into the self and our relationship to the world. Most recently she has produced site specific installations with yarn. She has worked collaboratively with composer Toby Bricheno on sound/video installations and with James Bell and Gabrielle Cooper on a residency in Atina Italy.She lives and works in London.