2nd May – 30th May 2015
International Artist Marion Michell Solo Show
Strands of wishful thinking: Hairlings and other things
Marion Michell’s art touches on childhood, on growing up and its anxieties. It is as much an exploration of memory as of physical experience. Not necessarily concrete memories, more moods and atmospheres, interwoven with elements from myths and fairy tales. The exhibition encompasses assembled objects, re-fashioned heirlooms and photography as well as crocheted outfits which skirt the border of reality as a way of thinking about bodies, bodies that buckle under the strain of difference, and draw their lifeblood from it.
Artist talk May 2nd via live Skype-link: Saturday 3pm (free)
exhibition open from 11am – 5pm
Workshop May 9th 1pm-4pm: Strands of Memory, co-led by artists Joanne Proctor and Millie Moore
Drawing inspiration from the work of Marion Michell participants in this workshop will be provided with the materials to investigate and create a new object. With an opportunity to make your own paper, consider the addition of synthetic hair fibers and use images from the past the scope for creativity and having fun is endless.
Workshop Tickets £10