Lora Avedian is a London based multidisciplinary artist, who recently graduated from the Royal College of Art with a Masters in Mixed Media Textiles. Lora uses traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to make modern artefacts, which look as beautiful on the body as they do on a wall. She depicts elements of narrative through textile, often favouring slow processes. She is currently working on her first accessories collection, as well as working freelance as a designer and maker.
Lora’s process begins with research, often looking at historical textiles and ethnographic objects as a starting point. This grounding in history enables her to create innovative work which finds a balance between the old and the new. Inspired by ceremonies and folk costume; the symbolism of the objects, colours and embroidery techniques used throughout her work are all important in telling her visual story.