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 –…

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…

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…

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…