Raised in a highly political family, Jane has spent many years of her life engaged in action for social change. Traditional banner making is an art form that has more recently been neglected in favour of digitally produced products.
See the amazing People's History Museum collection for further reference.
There is, however, a resurgence in a return to the handcrafted political banner. See
The banners Jane makes are often in collaboration with groups or organisations. Margaret Murray is Jane's creative collaborator and together the research, create and design textile banners reflecting social issues.