blurring the lines between fashion, fine arts and function, it is the ability to create, construct and ultimately convey a visual language all our own that renders textiles one of the greatest tools in the exploration of our everyday.

choosing to work predominately with that which would otherwise go to waste, Coates leans more towards the experimentation of a technique than the pursuit of a specific concept or result. each piece thus taking on the shape of small samples, clusters and collages aimed at the exploration and documentation of a given process, material, colour or use.

textile

& fibre art