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James Merry is a visual artist from the UK, now based in Iceland where he has worked with Björk since 2009 as a frequent collaborator and co-creative director on her visual output. He is primarily known for his hand embroidery and mask-making, and has collaborated with institutions such as the V&A, Gucci, The Royal School of Needlework, Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton ShowStudio and Opening Ceremony. 

R E C E N T   P R O J E C T S

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2021

bespoke jewellery for the colletion

2021

custom embroidery for special edition

2021

AI design for single artwork

2020

custom masks for venice film festival

2019 - 2022

co-creative director

2018

co-creative director

2018

written introduction for new edition

2017

artwork for vinyl charity project

2017

co-creative director

2017

pop-up live embroidery 

2017

exclusive tote design for members

2017

co-creative director

2016

embroidery commission for membership pack

2016

co-creative director

2016

co-creative director

2015

hand embroidered capsule collection

2015

charity embroidery project for icelandic nature