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Wild, Michelle, Josef & Anni Albers Foundation (2010) Elemental. [Show/Exhibition]

Type of Research: Show/Exhibition
Creators: Wild, Michelle
Group or Collective Creators: Josef & Anni Albers Foundation

The natural characteristics of materials that come from the earth can reveal varied and fascinating identities. Taken by makers and manipulated, nuances develop and a material can be revealed in a new way. Looking at ceramic, paper, metal, textiles and wood, Elemental shows the work of makers particularly interested in exploiting the inherent qualities of their chosen materials. Sometimes this means materials revealed in their most natural form – while others manipulate the characteristics we know to make new revelations of form and surface.

Other Contributors:
CuratorJones, Anne
Other (Speaker)Danilowitz,, Brenda
Other (Speaker)Benton, Tim
Other (Speaker)Gronberg, Dr Tag
Other (Speaker)Mann, Ptolemy
Other (Speaker)Barclay, Claire
Additional Information (Publicly available):

Both Anni Albers and her artist husband Josef were pioneers of Modernism and firmly believed in freedom of expression, innovation and truth to design and aesthetics. This is the first exhibition in the UK to show textiles and jewellery by Anni Albers as well as works on paper. Focusing on the inventive and innovative aspects of her work, the exhibition will identify the threads that connect her different ways of working.

Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: woven textile, printed textile, fashion
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts
Date: 2010
Related Websites: http://www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/rcc_whats_on_autumn_winter_2010.pdf, http://www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/08bilinghome.html
Event Location: Denbighshire, Wales
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Ruthin Craft Centre, Park Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1BB2 December 20106 February 2011
Material/Media: A range of woven and printed textile pieces – both interior and fashion accessories
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2012 14:20
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2012 14:20
Item ID: 4034
URI: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/4034

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