In 1997 just four women (no men) were nominated for the prestigious Turner prize. Three of them use cloth or thread in their artwork. Christine Borland, Angela Bulloch, Cornelia
Parker and Gillian
Wearing. Gillian is a photographer and won the 1997 Turner Prize. I discovered (and was distracted by) this very interesting item while doing some OPUS reading for the contextual studies module. I've also been painting in the middle of the night.