Posted in August 2011

A pocketful of black cats »

On August 31st, 2011 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

As a child Amy Blackwell had high hopes of being a mad scientist… Luckily for us, she ‘wasn’t gifted with a mind strong enough to cope with numbers, letters and rules’ (her words, not ours!) and ventured into illustration. Her whimsical illustrations of friendly felines and handsome badgers come in the form of digital prints, […]

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Bag it up … »

On August 31st, 2011 Harriet Hobday wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Ancestor Bags, a free exhibition by Australian-born sculptor Sue Hiley Harris, showcases a collection of hanging bags representing Harris’s British and Australian ancestors. Harris is hosting workshops teaching you how to make your own version of an Australian aboriginal string bag and each workshop includes a gallery walk with Sue. Bankfield Museum, Halifax, 1-3pm, 17 September – […]

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Haruka Miyamoto »

On August 26th, 2011 Harriet Hobday wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

The British-Ish Exhibition at the V&A celebrates work by University of the Arts design graduates. One of these graduates is Haruka Miyamoto; a London based artist whose work highlights sustainable design and gives new life to ‘waste’ materials. Miyamoto’s extinct animal collection explores the devastating effect humans have had on nature and animals; her dodo sculptures are […]

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Jenny Balfour-Paul »

On August 25th, 2011 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

If you are joining us for our Indigo Study Day you will have the chance to meet writer, artist and lecturer Jenny Balfour-Paul who has worked with indigo for over two decades. Her wide experience with plants and dyeing combined with living and working in the Middle East and North Africa was published as Indigo […]

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Between the Lines… »

On August 25th, 2011 Sarah Richmond wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Opening on the 1 September  at the Slater Mill Gallery is an exhibition by fiber artist Adrienne Sloane. By taking the traditional medium of knitting, and using wire instead of wool, Adrienne’s interesting sculptural collection aspires to ‘dissolve the boundaries between craft and art’. Slater Mill Gallery, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket. 1 Sept- 23 Oct, […]

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