9 September 2017, Memory Quilts with Natasha Kerr, London, UK
Saturday 9 September, 10-5, £185
Hosted by Natasha Kerr
For the first time, Natasha Kerr will open her studio doors to host a workshop.
Natasha Kerr is an internationally recognised textile artist who has, for the last 25 years, been working with her own family album to create artwork that attempts to make sense of the past. Presently, she is working on a series fictional lives, looking closely at what it is in our personal, familial, and cultural histories that make up who we are. Natasha is a storyteller celebrating lives and exploring the past. She often works to commission, both for private individuals and public spaces. Her work hangs in many private and public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal Mail.
The workshop will take place in Natasha’s studio in Hackney, where you will get a first-hand taste of how she works. You will create a small simple piece of work that will incorporate transfer printing, hand painting, screen-printing, and appliqué.
There will be an opportunity to ask Natasha questions about her work and career to date and to have look around the studio, the walls of which are lined with her artwork.
You will be asked to send a scanned image of a photograph in advance that you would like to use on the day. The image must be 300dpi.
You will be need to bring:
A packed lunch,
Small sharp scissors for fabric,
If you have some fabric that you would like to incorporate bring that too.
Unfortunately there are limited facilities, so please do bring a thermos of tea or coffee if you know you can't do without.
G:06 Northside Studios, 16-29 Andrews Road, London, E8 4QF
Tube: Bethnal Green
Overground: Cambridge Heath