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The Fabric of Fieldwork

 
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Creators:Ling, Wessie and Ossman, Susan
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The Fabric of Fieldwork combines for the first time the work of WESSIELING and Susan Ossman in an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installations inspired by their ongoing ethnographic research in East Asia (WESSIELING) and North Africa (Ossman).

The exhibition examines culture and society through the stitching, weaving and washing of fabrics and all its connotations.

Using art both as a recording device and a way of creating a field of exploration WESSIELING and Ossman investigate issues of visibility, femininity and women’s work, including their own field weaving as artists and ethnographers.

Type of Research:Show/Exhibition
Additional Information (Publicly available):

WESSIELING is a London based visual artist whose work uses text and installations to address the immateriality and symbolic power of fashion. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Collyer Bristow Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre and Austrian National Museum of Applied and Contemporary Arts among others. From 28 April - 7 July 2012, her work is shown in Saltram House (Plymouth) and Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery. Further projects can be viewed at www.WESSIELING.com.

Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:art, anthropology, ethnography, design, fashion, textile, fieldwork, China, Cairo, Casablanca
Your affiliations with UAL:Colleges > London College of Fashion
Date:13 April 2012
Related Websites:http://www.soas.ac.uk/gallery/fabric/
Projects or Series:Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London13 April 201223 June 2012
Material/Media:sculpture, installation
ID Code:5012
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Sep 2012 16:06
Last Modified:17 Sep 2012 16:06
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