Interweaving: Future Trends in Making
09:30 to 17:30 on 26 September 2012
Interweaving is Dovecot’s Symposium for makers, doers and thinkers to come together to discuss and develop new practice and thinking.
The world of craft and making has been going through all manner of change and profile in these last couple of years. The quality of work, breadth of engagement and cross-artform collaborations have brought the importance of making to the fore of contemporary artistic practice.
At Dovecot, as we celebrate our centenary exhibition Weaving the Century, we are reminded of the innovation in our world that happens through the collaboration between artist/designer, weaver and commissioner – a particular kind of thinking through making.
We are thrilled to be hosting this symposium in collaboration with V&A at Dundee to think to the future of our work and those of others whose practice might inform this, and hopefully yours.
We have brought together speakers and contributors who have been practicing, thinking, curating and making across disciplines, within collaborations and developing new work. We look forward to seeing you on 26th September.
Speakers will include
Philip Long – Director V & A at Dundee
Deirdre Nelson – Textiles Artist
Ruth Little – Dramaturg and Writer
Cat Rossi – Context Lecturer, Design School, Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh
Grainne Rice – Dovecot, Project Manager, Weaving the Century and curator
Alison Proctor Executive and Programme Manager Siobhan Davies Dance Compnay
Dance artist Laila Diallo and craft artist Helen Carnac to talk about Side by Side – New craft and dance residencies at Siobhan Davies Studios in London
and Julie Brook – Visual Artist
Early bird price £80.00. A small number of specially discounted tickets have been made available for artists, students and the unwaged at 50% of the full price (status ID will be required on arrival)
To book visit www.eventbright.co.uk
Interweaving – Future Trends in Making is hosted at Dovecot as part of our 2012 centenary celebrations, and is brought together by Dovecot Studios and V&A at Dundee. Interweaving is Funded by Creative Scotland and forms part the Year Of Creative Scotland