Stitched Time at WOW Folkestone

Stitched Time opened in Folkestone on 2 March 2015 with a conversation hosted by Dover Arts Development (DAD) with all the Stitched Time artists taking part in the conversation along with other guests. The exhibition ran from 3 – 7 March in an empty shop at 2 Church Street, which was also the venue in which…

Stitched Time Exhibition

Limbo, Substation Project Space 2 Bilton Square, High Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1EE 14 Nov-23 Nov Exhibition open Fri-Sun, 1205pm Preview Fri 14 Nov 2014, 6-9pm Stitched Time explores the act of stitching as both personal and collective metaphor. The project evolved out of a peer-to-peer materials based, experimental workshop and is a shared-making project. The stitched scrolls were made…

Thread Workshop

Our next workshop is on the theme of Threads and takes place at the POP gallery Chatham as part of the Fabrika exhibition. Both Clare and I have work up in the show. This workshop will be a drop in session so just turn up sometime between 11 and 3 on Saturday July 19th, see…

FABRIKA

We are pleased to invite you to Fabrika, a fashion, textiles and jewellery exhibition and atelier at Pop Up Shop 64-66 High Street, Chatham, ME4 4DS Artists: Alison Blackburn, Kathleen Keefe, Sarah Ee, Clare Smith, Rosie James, Emma Gates Programme: Exhibition: 5th – 25th July Mon-Sat 11am-4pm Exhibition Preview: 4th July 4pm onward… Workshops: Every Saturday Sat 5th July 11am –…

Shipping Forecast

Shipping Forecast

Ruth Payne and Linda Simon will be performing Shipping Forecast on Whitstable Seafront on Thursday 12 June at 9pm, wearing the punched paper cubes they made at the last Thread, Paper, Cloth workshop.

Keep Going

Keep Going was organised by Dover Arts Development (DAD) and presented by Peter Sheppard Skærved – Violin & Malene Sheppard Skærved – poet in response to ‘Thread, Paper, Cloth’ an artist’s collaboration between Clare Smith and Rosie James. Peter and Malene arrived with composer Michael Alec Rose, whose compositions, Il Ritorno and Silence, inspired by walks on Dartmoor, were part of the programme, with Silence receiving its World Premiere.  Peter also gave…

Mesh, threads, lines

For our first artist to artist workshop exploring line, meshwork, and threads we were joined by Gwen Hedley, Claire Manning and Bev Williams. Among other topics, we talked about objects vs. things (cf. Ingold, 2010) and whether objects were a bit like mathematical points. I was interested in the idea of creating a line through…