80 x 90cm
The work is mounted onto a wooden board with the tapestry wrapping around the sides and includes wall hanging fixtures.
‘Traditional tapestries, commonly relegated to the domestic realm and often used as a device to quieten the presence of women as they sat, seemingly compliant in their task. By using the medium of tapestry Niki is acknowledging the work of the women who came before her; their ambition for change has shifted the creative landscape to allow for authentic self-expression. These women were willing to risk judgement by zealously tapping into their passions and beliefs.’