Interactive Weaves: Textile Weave
August 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Join studio artist Alice Hume as she leads the last in her community arts project. The Textiles Weave marks the last workshop in the series for the Interactive Weaves project.
The final t in the series will focus on reused textiles. Participants will be encouraged to bring old clothing or fabrics from home to contribute to the woven artwork. The weaving projects offer the public the chance to work alongside the professional artists of the Hotwalls Studios, and is suitable for all ages and abilities. This weave will be supported by textiles artist’s Kim Edith and Miesje Chafer who will be running a free upcycling textile in boro stitching and weaving workshop. Watch Louise Braithwaite life-paint the weave outside on an easel.
Alice Hume is a well-established textiles artist, who has exhibited across the UK and developed her skills internationally. She frequently runs sell-out workshops online and from her studio. We are delighted to share this opportunity for the public to work alongside professional artists for free. The Forest Weave offers the chance to learn how to create art using locally sourced plants.
Every workshop has been designed to be accessible to all. The workshops will take place outdoors on an even surface, with low tables provided that are be comfortable for all to use. The Hotwalls Studios, the Round Tower and The Canteen are also suitable for wheelchair/mobility scooter users.
Accessible toilets and parking available on site.
All are welcome. The workshops are suitable for experienced makers and total novices.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The project is free of charge, thanks to support from the Arts Council National Lottery Projects Grant.
With thanks to Arts Council England and the John Hansard Gallery for support.