Lucinda laughton

Lucinda laughton

Lucinda laughton

COURSE: Textiles

Pathway: Embroidered Textiles



Phobias is a project that visually explores individual experiences of Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) and Nyctophobia (Fear of the Dark). By producing works that represent these people's account, we are not only able to better understand such conditions, but also allows us to realise and rationalise our own feelings that we may of labelled embarrassing or shameful.

A new graduate from Birmingham City University specialising in embroidery. With a focus for the telling of personal stories and psychology through the use of textiles. Concerned with benefitting wellbeing, by exploring concepts that open up conversations about our mental health and individual journeys.

Combining digital, machine and hand embroidery techniques to produce graphic illustrative embroideries that not only tell someone’s experience but give a distinct design aesthetic.