Category: Exhibitions, shows and workshops

Good Company »

On January 14th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

It was dark, cold, mid-week in January (and there was a bus strike) but last night, gathered inside the beautiful Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, everything felt warm and bright. One of Selvedge’s New Year resolutions is to draw the threads of the magazine together and create a more integrated community. So our small gathering to […]

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Body of work »

On January 13th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

We’ve loved Louise Body’s prints since we spotted them in a Stella Jean photoshoot. If it’s possible to be both delicate and bold then Louise, who trained in painting and graduated from Nottingham University, has mastered the art. Her latest collection of 4 wallpapers and 9 printed fabrics is called ‘Peggy’ and was inspired by […]

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Take your pick – tapestry in 2015 »

On January 9th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

It seems Issue 62, which features the work of Fiona Rutherford and visits the historic French town of Aubusson, has captured the current textile mood. Tapestry is clearly a trend for 2015 and highlights for the year include The Great Tapestry of Scotland on show at its latest venue, Stirling Castle until 8 March, 2015. […]

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A Cinematic Feast »

On November 17th, 2014 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Alone in Cheltenham for the weekend I have indulged on British films. Here are my recommendations… The Imitation Game Keira Knightly as Joan Clarke tells Alan Turing “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine” in The Imitation Game. The film documents the race against time to crack […]

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Richard Tuttle »

On November 6th, 2014 Ronja Brown wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

I Don’t Know, The Weave of Textile Language is currently on show at the Tate Modern. Tate have commissioned brand new work from postminimalist American sculptor and poet Richard Tuttle –  an artist decried as a “charlatan” and a “bore” by art critics before being firmly embraced by the establishment. The grand scale sculpture, presented at […]

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