Work by Ann Richards

Soft Engineering: Textiles Taking Shape

Alison Ellen | Ann Richards | Deirdre Wood

Exhibited from Saturday 30 April - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Soft Engineering brings together, for the first time, the work of these three talented makers. Having pursued separate careers in knitting and weaving, they find many common threads that have now inspired them to work together on this joint exhibition.

Throughout the exhibition there is a central theme of textiles taking shape through the interplay of raw material and structure with pleating, folding, twisting, double-sided fabrics.

Finished pieces of work will be complemented by explanatory materials including loomstate pieces, photographs and paper models, showing the processes of making and finishing.

The exhibition is accompanied by talks and artist-led workshops.

Part of the Select Festival 2016

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