Personal History and Culture - Chawne Kimber

SAQA Seminar (Video Conversation)

Watch and find out how Chawne Kimber takes inspiration from her family history to create stitched self-portraits. She also shares quilts she created as a reaction to issues about race and culture in the United States.

If you are interested in learning more about Chawne and her practice, you will enjoy her interview with Rachel May of PublicBooks.org which was published on December 1, 2021. It’s entitled “Public Thinker: Chawne Kimber on Constructing Quilts and Speaking History”. It includes a great picture of one of Chawne's quilt "Still Not" which is now in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Chawne also posts regularly on Instagram where she uses the handle “cauchycomplete”. In mid-December 2021 she posted a picture of "Cotton Sophisticate” which has been acquired by the International Quilt Museum in Nebraska.

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