‘Words of Wisdom’ is a big bold colourful textile artwork made by older people in Wandsworth celebrating their knowledge and experience.
Its aim is to reclaim the role of the Elder – something that has been lost in our culture. The 3.5m-wide piece is assembled from some fifty smaller pieces on which each maker has stitched, knitted or embroidered advice they wish to pass down to others. Some 30 over-sixties from local community organisations took part. The project was made especially for Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018 and co-ordinated by Deborah with the kind support of Enable Arts Wandsworth.