UCA Conference Symposium on Damage & Repair

Symposium on Damage & Repair

2 March 2016

The Crafts Study Centre in collaboration with the International Textile Research Centre for Textiles is presenting a new exhibition curated by Liz Cooper from 5 January to 5 March 2016. The exhibition includes specially commissioned work using stitch and other media to explore damage and repair, disease and medicine, healing and restoration, to landscapes, bodies, minds and objects.

A one day symposium will be held at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham on 2 March 2016. The keynote speakers for the symposium are the ceramic artist Bouke de Vries and the textile artist Freddie Robins. After a peer review process, the following speakers have been invited to present papers: Stella Adams; Charlotte Bilby; Colette Dobson; Marie Lefebvre; Marlene Little; Victoria Mitchell; Celia Pym and Claire Wellesley-Smith. Their subjects cover themes such as: anatomy; sustainability; prisoner quilts; photography; health and community.

Tickets : £45.00 / £15 Students and unwaged – includes lunch and must be booked and paid for in advance – Registration : 10.00am at the Crafts Study Centre – Symposium : 10.30am – 5.00pm – Reception : 5.00pm – 6.30pm – a reception and viewing of the accompanying exhibition will be held for symposium delegates.

Tickets available from The Crafts Study Centre: 01252 891450. craftscentre@ucreative.ac.uk