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Christopher McEvoy

MA work

Two Stripe Shite

The people and places we grow up with have a massive impact on who we are as people. They not only shape our personalities and outlook on life but they form the prism through which we see the world.    

Growing up on a council estate in East Glasgow through the late nineties and early two thousands I never really understood the way the world worked beyond my community. Moving to London to undertake this course has allowed me to view my life and my home from the outside. At times it has left me sad, disappointed and angry. However at the end of the day I always feel proud to call myself a Weegie.  

Two Stripe Shite is a product of these feelings. Delicate and precious textiles broken up by the addition of rough nontraditional materials. This Opposition creates an unusual materiality and handle. 

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Textiles, 2017

    Specialism

    weave

  • Designer specializing in woven textiles. Particularly interested in manufacturing and widening access to the creative industries.
  • Degrees

  • BDes (Hons) Textiles, Glasgow school of Art, 2015
  • Awards

  • Worshipful Company of Weavers Scholarship 2016, Deutsche bank Award for Creative Enterprise, 2017