Quilts 1700-2010: the trailer

This short film of Natasha Kerr at work in her east London studio reveals how contemporary artists are evolving and developing the quilting tradition today

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This trailer for the Quilts exhibition at the V&A shows Natasha Kerr at work on a piece purchased by the V&A for the exhibition.

Trained as a textile designer Kerr is not strictly a quilter. Her mixed media pieces involve painting, sewing, found photographs and other emphemera and explore the power of memory and personal history to create distinctly unusual modern family heirlooms.