Please do not touch by Ruth Hingston is a work of poignancy and mystery. I wanted to rescue and examine this apparently lost garment and to reconstruct a story around it. I was left wondering who had owned and abandoned a garment so lovingly crafted.
judge, 2007 Calleen Acquisition Award
This work was first exhibited in Touch-Finish at the ANCA gallery in 2006. It was also highly commended in the Calleen Acquisition Award 2007.