Artist: Billie Williams

a woman sits at a homemade spinning wheel made from upcycled materials.

Spinning Wheel

BA 3D Design & Craft
University of Brighton

Billie is a 3D Artist.

For her project A Woven Connection, Billie explored the process of spinning as a form of waste management, creating weave from waste materials. Out of the discarded items and litter that she found in her local, natural environment, Billie has created new, functional objects: a series of 3D maps of local green spaces. Using traditional craft techniques to draw attention to a current environmental concern, Billie’s work provides a positive solution to the problem of carelessly discarded waste and highlights a change in attitude that is needed in order to protect the nature that inhabits our local areas.

scrap plastic and reels of woven plastic thread woven on twigs.
three wooden frames with absract woven pieces made from waste plastic.
foraged items woven on a small frame.
foraged materials woven on a small frame.

In:Site 2022

Billie is one of 20 artists who were selected to show their work at In:Site 2022. The event will take place in spring 2022.
Find out more about the other artists.



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