Danielle Chappell explores interdisciplinary combinations of techniques, using stitch as a mark making process incorporating recycled-media, in site specific textile installations with lighting and photography. She relishes in the physical process of changing the state of the material.
"Currently I’m revisiting the physical exploration processes I love by exploring textures and mixed media with various mark making appliances, taking inspiration from real life scenarios and issues that family life can bring to the table, and my Cumbrian surroundings, (refer to 'Roa Island Rusty Boat Study' below in the slideshow)”
Previous work explored atmospheric sensations in the music scene, leading to explore kinetic lighting.
“Exploring social issues and well-being through public engagement interventions, installations, social media call outs, video invites and photo share. Discussing through open discussions, formal interviews, combining the interest of manual manipulations of the fabric and materials, incorporating new outdoor projector imagery, with playful space, audio and video.”