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Lynne Hocking-Mennie

Lynne Hocking-Mennie
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Dr Lynne Hocking-Mennie is a handweaver and scientist living on the edge of Aberdeen city, who creates textile objects inspired by data. Her current sources of inspiration include genetics (DNA sequences & ancestry) and bioacoustics. She was practitioner lead for the Aural Textiles / Distributed Capabilities research project exploring data-inspired distributed design with a collective of Scottish makers, a freelance craft project manager, and is Vice Chair for Applied Arts Scotland. Lynne has received funding for her work from VACMA, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Creative Funding Aberdeen and Creative Scotland; secured residencies in Scotland and Mexico via the British Council's Crafting Futures programme; and has presented her work on data-inspired textile design at academic conferences and in published manuscripts.