Warp & Weft is an arts, crafts and heritage initiative celebrating diverse lives & voices.
Helen Davies studied fine art at the University of Huddersfield. She’s a craft practitioner with a passion for history.
Jenny White studied history at the University of Manchester. She’s an arts enthusiast and photo addict.
The duo’s work explores social and political issues, notably the representation of diverse sections of society in mainstream culture and history.
Their Stature project examines how women’s lives and achievements have been officially recorded and represented in history. From 24 February to 9 March 2014 crocheted masks of eight inspiring Mancunian women will be installed on the male portrait busts in the entrance corridor of Manchester town hall.