Emma Shercliff

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Emma Shercliff is a textile maker, writer, researcher and educator. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Textiles at the Arts University Bournemouth specialising in stitched textiles. Her research explores textile making in social and educational contexts, the differences between implicit and explicit forms of knowledge, and the meanings of hand-making within post-industrial digital cultures. Following the completion of her PhD in 2014 at the Royal College of Art, she has been awarded a Research Fellowship at the Arts University Bournemouth to investigate the use and development of textile making workshops as creative research methods.