Emma Christina Lucia Rochester PhD

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimage to the Black Madonna Icon at the Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary) in Amorgos 2014-2016, digital print, 128 x 182cm. Image courtesy the artist.

The Embodied Artefact: A Nomadic Approach to Gendered Sites of Reverence through an

Interdisciplinary Art Practice Description, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

emmarochesterHongKongarrival16oct2016print emmarochesterdepartingHK5final

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting motion into the new beginnings of the pilgrimage journey, Brisbane to Hong Kong; Home to Pink Dolphins 2014, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting night departure from Hong Kong 2014, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochesterIntransittocrete17october20167withffa00web emmarochestercreteknosssosspoonflowerweb2810Oct2016

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting arrival in Crete; The transition between Oceania and the Mediterranean 2014, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimages with Carol P Christ to sites such as Knossos and Phaistos on the island of Crete Greece 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochestercrete2spoonflower28webOct2016 emmarochestercretebeyondida30Oct2016web

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting tying offering ribbons onto the sacred myrtle tree at the Paliani Convent in Crete, Greece as part of a Ariadne Institute Goddess Pilgrimage with Carol P Christ 2014-2016, 2016 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimages with Carol P Christ to sites demonstrating traditional women's craft such as weaving and basket making, Crete Greece 2014-2016, 2016 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochestercreteending5Nove2016web emmarochestersantorinisunsetweb

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimages with Carol P Christ to sites of women's spiritual self care and agency, Crete Greece 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimage journey to solar temples at Santorini, Greece 2014-2016,2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochestercretetofrance15Nov201web emmarochestrVenushill12November2016web

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting my return to the nourishing comfort and familiarity of family on my Motherline, France, 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting my pilgrimage to Venus Mound at Forres, Scotland, UK 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochesterfrancenewbeginnigsupdate emmarochesterfrancetolondon

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting wading into the sustenance of the lavender fields, France, 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting the priviledge of being in-transit, 2014, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochesterAmorgosBMIcon1forembroideryweb emmarochesterSaintesMariedelamer

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimage to the Black Madonna Icon at the Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary) in Amorgos 2014-2016, 2017 digital print, 128 x 182cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting a repeat visit to Saint Sarah associated with cults of the Black Madonna at Saintes-Maries de la Mer, Camargue, France 2015-2016, 2017 digital print, 128 x 182cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochesterDianaTempleNimes emmarochesterNimesFairyCaveswithorange

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimage to the Fairy Caves and place of Nature Spirits in Nimes, France 2015, 2017 digital print, 128 x 182cm. Image courtesy the artist.

orkneyarrival
MMontserratdepartingweb

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting my pilgrimage in search of the Orkney Venus, Orkney Islands, Scotland 2015, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting my departure via tour bus as part of a pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Black Madonna of Montserrat, Spain 2015-2016, 2017 digital print, 147 x 210cm. Image courtesy the artist.

emmarochesterAmorgosBMIcon1forembroideryweb1

 

About

Vitae

PhD Overview

PhD Artefacts

PhD Textile Banners

Performance

Textile

Media Art

Drawing

Video

News

Contact

Emma Rochester, Custom-designed fabric documenting pilgrimage to the Diana Temple in Nimes, France 2015, 2017 digital print, 128 x 182cm. Image courtesy the artist.