Beatty Park, 2020
Photo courtesy of Julie Ramsden
Julie grew up in an ‘arty’ family that loved making things. Crochet became a passion when her daughter was born, and she started making hats and toys. Eventually craft practice evolved into art with the creation of soft sculptures that are often anthropomorphic in nature. They draw on the human condition, memories and favourite things.
Julie’s work has won numerous awards and appeared in many exhibitions, including ACMIs ‘Tim Burton Wonderland Gallery’ and the Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition. It has featured in music clips for Kate Miller-Heidke and international artists Wax Taylor and Aloe Blacc.
In 2016 Julie was commissioned by Wabi Sabi Studios to ‘skin’ stop motion animation character armatures with crochet for a short film called 'Lost and Found'. It premiered in 2018-19 at the Berlin festival and has gone on to win a host of national and international prizes as well as being shortlisted for the 2019 Academy Awards.
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Click here to see Julie's work in the animated short film - Lost & Found