Sunday, 1 June 2014

Showtime

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Prism at the Mall Galleries
What a wonderful show... but what an exhausting week! Three full days in London spent mostly on my feet. I've met and chatted to so many people, old friends and new friends and it has been fantastic.
 
 
We've had so many people visit the show over the week, there has been such a buzz and so much terrific feedback that I thought I'd give just a tiny flavour here.

 
The work at the Prism shows is always so varied that there is something for everyone, from the profound and thought provoking to the amusing and quirky.

Judith Hammond
 
There is always a wonderful range of textile inspired techniques ranging from embroidery, basketry, feltmaking, digital print and video to name just a few. I can't really begin to describe it all so I'll let the photographs speak for themselves.




Jackie Langfeld







Jackie Langfeld

Jacqi Adkins

To quote from the catalogue it is a group that is "passionately committed to showcasing high quality fine art textile practice and craftmanship" and I feel honoured and humbled that my work has been part of this show.

 
It has been a busy week followed by a busy weekend - my uncle and aunt's Golden Wedding anniversary party yesterday followed by a Christening this afternoon (Really must go and get changed!). Any idea I might have had for having some quiet time for relaxing and contemplation has been forgotten... maybe next week!

15 comments:

  1. Isn't this a busy time of year? Exciting and lovely but, as you wrote, with little time to just be.

    That exhibition looks perfect to me. All of it. The barcode chair is pretty unique too.

    Stephanie

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  2. It was a very enjoyable few hours viewing the huge variety of exhibits. Well set out. Thank you

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  3. So much distinctive and inspiring work Gina. Thank you for taking the time to photograph it all and to make this blog post when you have been so busy. Time to crack open a bottle of something I would say ;-)

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  4. I would have loved to visit this show, and see yours and the other artists exhibits! I hope you get some quiet moments next week :) xx

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  5. Gina, this for sure has been a busy week for you. Thanks for sharing some pics of the exhibition with us.
    Anyway, I'm sure you had a great weekend even if it was exhausting.
    Be sure to rest now.

    Arlette@Thammie TheDollMaker

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  6. Gina, thank you so much for showing us so many photographs of the exhibit. Next best thing to actually being there myself.

    Your creations look so good in this company.

    Hoping you will get a bit of restful time soon. Recharge those creative batteries. xo

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  7. It sounds like an excellent week.

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  8. Wow -- it looks like a fantastic show! I hope you can get some rest this week -- you've been busy!

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  9. Congratulations to all concerned on what must have been a wonderful exhibition, judging by your photos of such varied and amazing pieces. Hope you get a chance to rest your feet at those family celebrations!

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  10. looks an inspiring exhibition Gina (not least your own work!) but by 'eck what a busy time you're having at the moment!

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  12. Apologies, I deleted the previous comment as I gave you the wrong link to a quilt exhibition. So here goes again...
    So sorry to have missed this exhibition. Really enjoyed following the progress of your work on your blog. Don't know how near this is to you but have you seen this exhibition?
    http://artefactsobjects.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/things-we-do-in-bed.html
    It's definitely worth a visit.

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  13. It all looks amazing, such a talented group! I'm glad it went well and hope you get a little breather soon :-)

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  14. Gina, thanks for sharing images of so many of the works in this year's Prism. Looks like an exciting collection of work. Congratulations

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  15. I am playing catch up with my blog reading so sorry I am late with my congrats for this exhibition. There are some intriguing photos here Gina that I will have to follow up on - lots of artists new to me with work that appeals. Now it's over, where will the focus be next?

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