Kneelers at St Canice’s – A Work of Art

The Kneeler Project 2009

A community effort

Elvis and Rosemary at work on the St.Canice kneeler project, Sydney, 2009.

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The kneelers are knitted from natural and synthetic fabrics, mounted on padded wooden bases / kneelers.
Photo: Vivien Eime.

“There is little documentation of this community project, though the legacy artworks are still on display and used daily. I met with members of the St. Canice community for a couple of hours four mornings a week 2005-8 — during this time I unpicked old clothes for use in the project, taught knitting, we shared stories and our love of colour. The installation was a concerted community effort made over a couple of weeks in 2009.” Rosemary

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