Specific textile skills covered in this exhibition range from resist printed textiles to hand embroidered cross-stitch, from metal wire knitted on a machine to cloth woven on a jacquard loom.
A Victorian style mourning dress stained with a fugitive dye; pictures made of buttons detailing a migrant experience; hand printed resist style patterned cloth and machine knitted metal sculptural forms. These are some of the textile works to be shown at the 1st Tamworth Textile Triennial exhibition titled Sensorial Loop.
Demonstrating a legacy for sustaining a cultural heritage associated with textile practice for more than 30 years, the 1st Tamworth Textile Triennial features 22 creative textile artists represent a cross section of demographics from many states and one territory in Australia.
This exhibition showcases the changing ideas and professional craftsmanship associated with contemporary textile practice in Australia. The use of traditional and machine technologies, the collaboration and inter-disciplinary profiles of practitioners, the trend of slow making and sustainable practice is challenging the perception of the discipline of textiles. There is blurring within the definition of creative practice and Sensorial Loop aims to capture that shift in this exhibition.
Alana Clifton-Cunningham, Anton Veenstra, Belinda Von Mengersen, Brook Morgan, Carly Scoufos C, Cecilia Heffer, Cresside Collette, Demelza Sherwood, Elisa Markes-Young, Esther Paleologos, Jennifer Robertson, Julie Montgarrett, Lucy Irvine, Martha McDonald, Meredith Hughes, Michele Elliot, Michelle Hamer, Paula Do Prado, Rodney Love, Sera Waters, Tania Spencer, Verity Prideaux
Exhibition13 May – 25 Jun 2005
A Matter Of Time: 16th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial
The Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial is recognised nationally as Australia’s pre-eminent textile related exhibition. The 16th Biennial focuses on time and temporality….
Exhibition23 Mar – 23 Apr 2006
Threading the Commonwealth: Textile Tradition, Culture, Trade and Politics
This exhibition comprises a survey of textiles from the majority of nations that make up the Commonwealth. Consisting of key historical and…
Exhibition11 Jun – 23 Aug 2008
envelop: kwodrent x farmwork
envelop features one of Asia’s most exciting young designers, Singapore-based Grace Tan. After a successful career in fashion, Grace started kwodrent in…
Exhibition20 Mar – 30 May 2015
Unfolding: New Indian Textiles
Indian textile designers are the envy of the rest of the world because they continue to have close, easy contact with all…