Zita Katona runner up in MA Student Award 2017

Zita Katona runner up in MA Student Award 2017

Zita Katona’s printed textile project ‘Anthropocene’ is inspired by the human built environment. A student from Heriot-Watt University her work takes on the sixties modernist architectural environment of ‘brutalism’ and the vernacular of Scotland including pylons and the industrial landscape.

The judges admired her colour palette and use of laser cut wood blocks and digital print on coarse linen, as well as using her designs for a more delicate devore. Her enthusiasm when talking to her complimented well presented written work and communicated a topical and lively context. Zita also gave details of budget costings, materials and travel for research explaining how the Textile Society bursary would be used.