Foraging with Bee Bowen

A few months ago, I interviewed the textile artist Bee Bowen about her practice and, in particular, her use of natural dyes (including vegetables, leaves and beetles). The foraging process is key to Bee’s work; the flora that she finds in surrounding areas often dictate the works that she produces. Bee searches for curious flora that she then uses to create colours, silhouettes and patterns on silk and wool. Bee is currently the artist in residence at Eden Gardens, where she has an exhibition, a studio, and a plethora of raw materials. Be sure to check out the exhibition before 10th May!

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