Chloe Hamill Uses Textiles
To Help Our Communities

Chloe Hamill utilises textiles as a medium for communication, giving a voice to those who are often unheard. She graduated from Manchester School of Art with a First Class Honours in BA Embroidery and returned there to do a Masters in Textiles, after winning AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) funding for her postgraduate study.

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In the past Chloe has worked with refugees, children and different groups of women in the UK and around the world. One of the projects she’s been involved with is running embroidery workshops at Rainbow Haven in Manchester, a drop in centre for refugees and asylum seekers, which provides invaluable support to struggling individuals.

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Design Plays A Role
In Alaskan Research

Campsite on the glacier.

Masters student Austin Hanslip is promoting a new breed of designer. He’s arguing for it to be standard practice for designers to take supportive roles with scientists, at the forefront of critical issues. This intrepid designer, from the University of Brighton, collaborated with 50 climate change research scientists in Alaska.

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