Stitch + Subvert


Subversive cross-stitch:

Toni Buckby’s PhD Research: Re-embroidering Blackwork: exploring digital reconstruction and interpretation through contemporary art practice




Conductive Blackwork Pattern

Zardozi Embroidery

The Embroidered Computer


Sonic Quilt | Fringes

The Crying Dress


Not North


Roszika Parker, 2010. The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Schallaburg Kulturbetriebsges.m.b.H. (Hrsg.), 2019. Der Händer Werk: Ausstellungskatalog.


E. Tammy Kim, 2018. The Feminist Power of Embroidery. In: New York Times, 29 December 2018. online

Kase Wickman, 2017. How Feminist Cross Stitching Became A Tool Of The Resistance. Bustle, 26 September 2017. online


Judy Chicago

Rachel Cooke, 2012. The Art of Judy Chicago. In: Guardian, 4 November 2012. online

The Dinner Party, 1979. Judy Chicago
Brooklyn Museum, wikipedia