£270raised of £1,000 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to support the completion of a textile artefact, detailing 8 generations of family.

Barcelona, Spain
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Thanks for the contributions of information and photographs I have already received ♡

As you know, this is a project to create an interactive infographic detailing our family tree going back 8 generations. It includes digitally printed photographs on fabric of people mentioned in the tree, and I would like to work on an electronic textile system which would link buttons on photos to the names on the tree using sew-on LEDs.

It already has 3 years of research and preparation gone into it, and it would be great to see the project through to its best possible conclusion.

Below are the various stages of the project. The goal figure of £1500 would fund the project to stage 8. And additional funds raised above that will go towards stages 9 and 10.

Project stages/ objectives:
1. Research the family tree and create and artefact to be added to by future generations
2.Print family photos on fabric using screen print and digital print.
3.Assembling a central panel with digitally printed nameplates appliqued and connected
4.Frame photos with fabric linking it to a generation on the central panel.
5.Assemble Patchwork of photos , crochet prints and fabric samples around central panel.
6.E-textile system. fabric push-to-make switches on photos, link to an LED next to name on central panel. This is likely to be the biggest expense in terms of cost and time needed.
7.Backing and finishing. Depending on contributions (both information and £s!) this side could be digitally printed with profiles of family members eg date of birth, ocupation etc). these could be made as pockets so other information could be added.
8. Recruiting and apprenticing younger family members to carry on the work.
9.Promoting and exhibiting the work to galleries in the UK and Europe. Supporting the completion of a similar project documenting a 6 month trip through Asia.
10. Promoting services for similar projects to commission.

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  • Beccy Williams

    Beccy Williams

    18 days ago

    Beccy Williams

    You guys are amazing, thanks so much for the donations! Huge help. Thank you for investing in this when I'm sure you have a million other things to spend it on. Big love ♡


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  • Beccy Williams

    Beccy Williams

    18 days ago

    Beccy Williams

    Thanks everyone for the support so far, the dosh, the info, the photos are all a big help in getting this work finished for future generations. ♡♡

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  • Nannie


    Nov 22, 2016

    A wonderful historic and absolutely beautiful piece of work Beccy. Thankyou from Nannie


  • Alex Williams

    Alex Williams

    Nov 21, 2016

    Just my likkle bit Beccy. Xx


  • Jessica Williams

    Jessica Williams

    Nov 21, 2016

    amazing idea and execution!


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Beccy Williams

Beccy Williams

Barcelona, Spain

This is a project to create an interactive tactile infographic detailing my family tree research, going back 8 generations. It is designed with the future in mind, with a kit provided to allow it to be added to by future generations.

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