Works by 25 artists from the 62 Group of Textile Artists that look at shifts in textile practice, whether through changes in materials, techniques or technology. Each artist’s practice has been transformed in some way and alongside the artworks, the Project Space contains a range of samples, tools and documentation that unravel the various making processes.
Until 9 September 2018, MAC, Canon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH
Threads Celebration Event
Celebrating the half-way point in their nine-month programme of micro-residencies, crits and salons, Threads host an afternoon of talks, sound art and an exhibition of several of the residency artists, including Moi Tran, Local Foreigner, Christopher Collier, Deana Kolencikova and Rosie Morris. An open crit about their projects takes place on Friday 3 August at 5.30pm.
4 August 2019, 1-7pm, Sidney Cooper Gallery, 22-23 St Peter’s Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BQ
Re-Imagine the City
An exhibition of works by artists-in-residence Katharina Fitz and Jess Price who respectively explore the loss of Britain’s pubs and homelessness in Derby. Works can also be explored in an online publication.
Until 19 August 2018, Artcore, 3 Charnwood Street, Derby DE1 2GT
A project by CommonAs that reflects on the life and activism of Emily Massingberd, an heiress to the Gunby Estate, who alongside her involvement in the 19th-century women’s movement founded the first female members’ club – the Pioneer Club. Furniture-maker Chris Twigg, artist and neon fabricator Julia Bickerstaff, photographer David Dales and volunteers from Gunby Hall have created an installation of objects that convey Massingberd’s character and ideas. Part of The National Trust’s 2018 programme Women and Power, marking 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed.
1-31 August 2018, Orchard Gallery, Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, Spilsby, Lincs, PE23 5SS
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Textile artwork by Caroline Bartlett
2. Threads Celebration Event, flyer
3. Artworks by Katharina Fitz and Jess Price
4. Pioneer, promotional image