Select Festival 2017

This year, Stroud International Textiles have introduced an open call competition to create ‘original creative head adornment’ as part of the Select Festival. The selected and winning works will be exhibited in a Shop window trail through the town centre. The SitSelect festival is also pleased to feature the launch of DIS/rupt, the Textile Study Group‘s new exhibition project, which…

Looking Forward – ‘Another View’ at the RBSA, May 2017

After the success of ‘Fracture’ at the Hoxton Arches, this year Prism will be exhibiting in both Birmingham in May and London in October. The title of this year’s exhibition is ‘Another View’, and we are thrilled that my image of Ross Belton’s (@spottedhyenas) piece ‘Split Traditions’ has been selected for the press and publicity…

Looking Forward – Design at the Helm

Blogging on the net can all seem a bit abstract and virtual, but sometimes you actually get the chance to meet the people behind the posts. Tomorrow is one of those occasions. From 12pm, those of you who happen to live in London or are passing through have the chance to come down and meet…

Looking Forward No3 – PRISM ‘Fracture’

It’s all stations go here, as we prepare to exhibit with the international art textiles group PRISM for the first time. ‘Fracture’ opens at the Hoxton Arches and runs from the 1st till the 12th of June. ‘Split Traditions’ and ‘Fractured landscapes’ are both complete, and everything is due to be delivered early Sunday morning to…

Looking Forward No2 – ‘Inspired By…’

‘Inspired by…’ is an art competition and exhibition supported by the Rootstein Hopkins Foundation and NIACE. The competition showcases new works inspired by exhibits in the V&A’s collections created by people in adult education. Run successfully by the V&A for a number of years, the competition has been organised by Morley Gallery since 2014. We’re…

Looking Forward No1 – Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum – Poetic & Political Installations, Tate Modern, 4 May – 21 August 2016. I first discovered Mona Haltom’s work at the Turner Prize exhibition in 1995. While the winner became THE celebrity artist for the 21st century (and has poisoned museum guards across the globe with his leaky formaldehyde tanks for good measure),…