Long before EartHand Gleaners Society as an organization existed, we were working as individuals with various project partners on the creative research that led to EartHand being formed.
The following are various videos created ( before or after EartHand came into being) to share the projects and plant processing methods, enjoy!
Soil to Sky: kite making project 2016
Urban Cloth Project 2015
Aberthau Year 2: growing creative-use crops 2014
Urban Weaver Studio Year 2: Happenings in a park field-house turned creative community space 2014
Aberthau: Flax=Food+Fibre Integrating seasonal agricultural rhythms with contemporary dance and local fibre production 2013
Urban Weaver Studio: research into invasive plant species as replacements for traditional weaving materials 2013
English Ivy- Uses for weaving, useful demo for vine splitting
Himalayan Blackberry- how to harvest and process skin for weaving
Yellow Flag Iris- how to harvest and weaving uses
Dancing the ScotchBroom- a playful experiment in plant-for-fibre processing