Sharing thoughts and research related to ‘Tangled Yarns’, an Arts Council England – supported solo exhibition exploring the politics of the global textile industry through time. ‘Tangled Yarns’ launched at William Morris Gallery and then toured to Cromford Mills.
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Is surface texture, pattern and ‘the natural’ an escape or a trap? Rosalind Davis talks to Andrew Bryant about this and other questions in her work written about in her Artists talking blog.
Linda Florence’s approach combines traditional textiles, science and graphic illustration.
Led by artistic director Lizzi Walton, the 2009 Stroud International Textiles Festival showcases established international textile and applied artists and thinkers alongside emerging new talent.
Zooey Martin profiles the work of Rowena Dring.
Frances Lord profiles Ismini Samanidou who designs woven fabrics for interior spaces, ranging from one-off pieces to limited edition textiles.
Penny Jones talks to Deirdre Nelson about her textile-based work, often made in response to museum collections or site histories and informed by local communities, and residencies in the Scottish Highlands and Australia.
Michael Brennand-Wood’s year-long residency at the Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire has culminated in a national touring exhibition. Entitled ‘A Field of Centres’, the exhibition features a series of wall panels constructed from hundreds of individually machine-embroidered flowers. The flowers are built […]
Alison F Bell reports from the 12th International Surface Design Association Conference.
Nina Madden talks to Shelly Goldsmith about her career to date, and receiving the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.
The investigation of repeat pattern forms the basis of my work which fits somewhere between experimental textiles and product design.
I use constructed textiles to create sculpture built onto the carcasses of old chairs.
‘Art Textiles 2’ is a sequel to ‘Art Textiles 1’, initiated by Barbara Taylor at Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery in 1996. One of the exhibitors in 1996, Polly Binns, was this time one of four selectors, with Yinka Shonibare, […]