Textile and Place conference 2021

Textile and Place conference 2021

https://www.textileandplace.co.uk The Textile and Place conference explores the politics of textiles. Hosted by Manchester School of Art, the conference builds upon the debates from the first Textile and Place conference which took place in 2018 and postponed from...
Fabric: Touch and Identity

Fabric: Touch and Identity

Playful and provocative, this exhibition seeks to explore how the qualities of cloth conceal, reveal and seduce through the prisms of art, design, film, and dance. The drape, fold, touch and feel of fabric have been used to explore identity as a sensual, gendered or...
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,...