Category Archives: Exhibitions

Sheila Hicks: Foray into Chromatic Zones

I heard Sheila Hicks speak at Whitechapel Gallery last autumn and realised that although I was familiar with her name I was unfamiliar with her work, I had seen images of her giant installations and am familiar with the small … Continue reading

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Women and Domesticity: What’s your perspective? – Domestic Duster Project

I have a number of issues surrounding the perpetuation of the bond between women and textiles, but I can not deny it exists and that it remains pertinent. I received information about this project a while ago and have now submitted my … Continue reading

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Home – Adeline de Monseignat, Ronchini Gallery, London

Images of the work can be found on the gallery’s website: http://www.ronchinigallery.com/archives/mostre/adeline-de-monseignat-home De Monseignat’s work is a must see for me.  She overtly references the Uncanny and her practice actively employs textiles, along with other materials, to do this. This … Continue reading

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Boro – Somerset House

Boro describes a genre of indigo dyed, hand sewn, Japanese historical textiles. Characteristic of Boro are the signs of wear and repair which emphasise their utilitarian, historical and social origins, a limited colour palette (resulting from political restriction on the use … Continue reading

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Annie Turner

I visited this exhibition at someone else’s suggestion. It is out of my comfort zone and my direct field of interest, yet nevertheless interesting. Turner works with clay and her practice is a response to place – the river Deben in … Continue reading

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Sensing Spaces

http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/sensingspaces/ Managed to get to Sensing Spaces before the exhibition finished. Excellent lesson in working with space. Reinforces some of the decisions  I have previously made and my rejection of the project being about working with physical space – I … Continue reading

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Cloth and Memory {2} – Colour and Memory.

One thing that particularly struck me was, with the exception of Yoriko Yoneyama’s work,  the apparent clash between the UK and the Japanese work in the room. This clash seemed to be triggered by a number of things: the physical … Continue reading

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