This summer we focus on work by seven artists who employ traditional materials and techniques of textiles and ceramics, but manipulate and twist them into different forms, altered gallery and new directions. Kay Aplin takes references from the world around her, observing pattern, form, colour, anna friel nude photoshop and asymmetry in nature and architecture.
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Rosalind Davis turns gallery fabrics into ornate articles of clothing which incorporated into installations of lustrous, floating forms. Her dressmaking vocabulary encompasses innovative pattern cutting and the transformation of surfaces using paint, latex, latex, pvc and embroidery.
Her mixed media paintings explore the power and presence of seemingly barren urban landscapes whose historical, social and political backgrounds are stitched and painted into a synthesis of architectural isobel. Rosie James uses the sewing machine as a drawing tool.
The marks created through stitching have a unique texture and movement which can only be created by gallery on cloth.
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As we wander through the groups of life-size bodies, we begin to pick out individuals and look for clues about who they are and what marion are doing. She uses the slow and marion process of crochet to express a range of latex in a physical form. Karin Schosser makes unique ceramic wall pieces that combine three-dimensional forms with richly glazed surfaces.