Textile and Place

Textile and Place

https://www.textileandplace.co.uk The conference hosted by Manchester School of Art and the Whitworth draws upon Manchester past histories and contemporary associations with textile linked to place. ​ Textile as a socially dynamic, communicative and active material...
Made in Translation

Made in Translation

This collaborative project is between makers, artists, designers and writers at Manchester School of Art and Manchester Writing School, in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at Manchester Metropolitan University. The Portico Library’s collection of books provides...
Painting into Textile: Inspired by Michael Kidner

Painting into Textile: Inspired by Michael Kidner

A one-day exhibition at Flowers Gallery, London marks the culmination of a project where textiles have been created in response to the works of Michael Kidner. Kidner was at the forefront of Optical Art in the 1960s, with works using repeated systematic structures and...
Significance

Significance

Significant Stitch This exhibition shows contemporary works by staff and students at Manchester School of Art www.art.mmu.ac.uk made in response to the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection. Gawthorpe’s Textile Collection www.gawthorpetextiles.org.uk includes 30,000 pieces,...
Place at the Table

Place at the Table

Place at the Table is a project challenging categorizations of craft with Kettle as curator and artist. The project presented craft as social, functional, relational, performative and for its material character.  The project had multiple strands was curated by myself,...
Design for Living

Design for Living

New Generation — Design for Living Design Manchester 2016 A two-day con­fer­ence with pres­en­ta­tions and work­shops, co-curated with Alice Ket­tle and Age-Friendly Man­ches­ter. The New Gen­er­a­tion — De­sign for Liv­ing event looked at the chal­lenges and...