'Points of Juncture' - The Forthcoming Publication
The exhibition has just drawn to a close. Forty Hall Estate together with the artist, Cos Ahmet are extending the project to produce a publication that documents the exhibition and project. To compliment the images from the exhibition, there will be written pieces by well regarded people from the art world, who are familiar with Forty Hall and of the artist's practice and works. More news on developments in due course
The exhibition comprised of recent textile and sculptural works, and specially-commissioned pieces that draw inspiration from Forty Hall’s textile history. The works look at self, identity and memory, linking both the artist's work, with the material identity of Forty Hall – a place built upon a textile legacy, by its former owner, Sir Nicholas Rainton who traded textiles across Europe.
'Points of Juncture'
the exhibition and forthcoming publication are commissioned by Forty Hall Estate with the generous support from Arts Council England.
Read about the exhibition 'Points of Juncture' here
Thread Is A Thought Exhibition Book
Buy my exhibition booklet 'Thread Is A Thought'
Thread Is A Thought
, is an exhibition book to accompany Cos Ahmet's recent exhibition. This body of work approaches the idea of the body as a container that communicates memory, emotions and gestures, where ‘body’ and ‘material’ react with each other, representing the body and self as: ‘thread' as the thought, ‘warp' as the skeleton, ‘weft' as flesh or skin, and the ‘weave’ as the body. The constant thread in the works becomes his words, thoughts, and a path to his ideas. An essay written by Nigel St. Clair Morgan accompanies this exhibition book. This body of work, exhibition and book have been kindly supported by Theo Moorman Trust For Weavers Award.
For further details and to buy the book, click here
Fe/Male: An Exhibition Exploring Gender
I have two works on paper, 'Feeding From The Root II', and 'Serpentine IV' selected for in this exhibition.
Fe/Male is an exhibition that explores the boundaries of gender in contemporary art. The exhibition aims to stimulate the mind and the senses to provide a provoking and compelling take on the theme of gender and sexuality, as well as playing with the politics and pleasures of visual culture.Preview night: Thursday 1 February from 6pm
Exhibition runs: 2 February - 10 March 2018
Open Tues - Fri 11am - 6pm, & Sat 12 - 4pm
For further details visit AIR Gallery
The International Postcard Show 2018
I have five works showing at The International Postcard Show 2018 at Surface Gallery, Nottingham.
Surface Gallery is excited to welcome back the International Postcard Show. This vibrant, long-running exhibition is a highly popular feature of our calendar, and includes hundreds of original artworks from established and aspiring artists from all over the world. All submissions are included, from painting and print through to textiles and illustration, creating a wonderfully eclectic mix of artwork.
Opening Night: Friday, 12th January, 6 - 9pm. The exhibition runs from 13th January - 10th February 2018
For further details visit Surface Gallery