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…

First 3 days of making

We have been melting in our white boiler suits, while trying to work with slippery thread on fragile paper over the past 3 days. Today I tried to block out some of the sun and keep the space a little cooler, without much success. The work we are doing has no apparent function, or even,…

Paper Workshop

Clare and I held our second workshop ‘Paper’ yesterday in the wonderful space above Clare’s studio. There were 13 artists altogether which meant for some interesting conversations and collaborations. We were joined by Ron Wright who gave a really interesting talk about his time as a Papermaker at Dover’s Buckland Mill. This spurred us on…

Workshops

The collaboration will involve a series of artist to artist workshops where we share ideas and experimental approaches to materials and making. The workshops are not teaching workshops, rather an opportunity to problem solve, improvise and share knowledge. We will be inviting other artists to join us and numbers will depend on which venue we…

Cloth Workshop led by Rosie

This is the first artist to artist workshop and will take place in February. We will be making work in consideration of Tim Ingolds writing “Creative entanglements in a world of materials” We will be considering the following notions from the above text and improvising with cloth, to see what results. 1. Entanglement: meshwork of…