JGM Gallery presents Creature Comforts, a group show of 14 artists working with a variety of textile mediums.
“Textile art struggles to shake off its associations with sentimentality, domesticity and femininity. These cosy connotations, however, allow artists to direct their audience toward unexpected conceptual territory. Creature Comforts presents works by artists who subvert the assumptions about textiles, imbuing their work with strangeness, energy and intensity. The works are made using a variety of techniques, from tapestry weaving to knitting and soft sculpture, amongst others. They touch on themes of the domestic and reinterpret the traditionof this time-consuming craft. What results from this subversive approach is surreal imagery. luscious landscapes and decidedly strange creatures”.
Creature Comforts includes work by Alice Kettle, Andia Newton, Elina Flyrin, Freddie Robins, Hamish Halley, Heidi Pearce, Karolina Dworska, Lara Salous, Liza Dickson, Lola Pedersen, Martin Maloney, Molly Kent, Sebastian Sochan and Woo Jin Joo.
Catalogue available through gallery £10.00.
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JGM Gallery | Discourse: Freddie Robins – watch JGM Gallery’s Karolina Dworska in conversation with Freddie Robins
(Film + photography credit: Julius Killerby/JGM Gallery)