Cicely Vane
BA (Hons) Textiles in Practice

Cicely Vane

My creative direction clarifies philosophical concepts into simplicity. My dyslexia has driven to me break things down into their essential form in order to process them properly.

As a cook I see beauty in raw ingredients and they have become reoccurring in my work. Food connects all humans, I use this as a tool to connect others to my work. 

‘Ingredients as Jewels’ is a series of images encapsulating the birth of the pandemic where flour became ‘gold dusk’, March 2019. Empty supermarket shelves lead to a momentary shift in what society viewed as precious. This series celebrates basic ingredients as if they are treasure, the jewels are the accessory.

The images are about appreciating the basics and highlighting what is truly precious.