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Call for new members: Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society

We are making a call for new members to join us in achieving our aims
of setting and reflecting high standards in craft works. See the website for further details of our criteria. A selection panel is planed for late summer 2019.

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From stills to moving image

Alongside photography and video I work with weave. My sculptural work ‘X-Ray’ series (2009-ongoing), which tests how far I can push weave against its own conventions, exposes its vertical warp, which is usually hidden. I have developed my own weave technique to reveal and manipulate the warp […]

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Now Showing #266: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Anni Albers’ at Tate Modern, the inaugural exhibition at Manchester’s Rogue Studios, and an exploration of regret by Tom Hackett at the Storefront, Luton.

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Her Quiet Materials

A blog about artists, historical and contemporary, who use textiles as a starting point. Written by Claire Benn, leading textile artist, teacher and curator.

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Red turkey twill

All 100 pillowcases are now cast and waiting to be sanded and finished later this month. However, my research has continued and uncovered some very interesting pieces of information amongst the archive. Some years ago when I first began looking […]

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A relevant metaphor – Pillowcases part 2

My studio is currently a hive of activity; a great relief after the cold weather making it difficult to work in there. One end is covered in piles of neatly, and some not so neatly, folded pillow cases. the piles […]

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Testing ideas

  To date there are 3 things which to me have struck a chord during my residency: The gossamer thin flags that are displayed in the Buff’s Chapel The images from Dane John VAD Hospital and the fracturing of identity […]

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