Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Joanne Haywood




Des del 13 de Febrer fins el 25 d’Abril la Joanne Haywood participa amb els seus darrers treballs en l’exposició “Thread Bare” a la Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case. Podeu trobar més informació al seu blog i al web “Arts Jobs & News” de l’Arts Council England.
Post anterior d’aquesta artista.

From February 13th through April 25th, Joanne Haywood takes part with her recent work in the “Thread Bare” exhibition at Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case. You can find more information about the event at her blog and at the “Arts Jobs & News” website by Arts Council England.
Older porst from this artist.

Aquest és el text sobre la seva obra publicat en motiu de l’exposició:
This text about her work has been published on the occasion of this exhibition:

Joanne Haywood’s work takes up the human story through pieces that reach back into the faraway history of the Thames Valley and the exposed objects that come to light through mudlarking. Taking the clay pipes that speak in their materiality of the bones and shell that also archaeologically evidence London’s history, Haywood is interested in the transitional, as seen through metal oxidisation or the juxtaposing of skeletal metal and the fleshliness of textiles.
In her Pipe Flower Neckpieces, she builds onto the historical artefact something of the living textile, reminiscent of the loss of textile artefacts to water damage and time but also indicative of the re-inventive power of threads. Like Minta’s missing brooch in Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse, (in) significant objects, especially those of desire sustain and prevail, and offer themselves unexpectedly from the past for our engagement and re-visitation.

Essay by Dr Catherine Harper MA, FHEA, FRSA Head of the School of Architecture and Design, University of Brighton; UK Editor: Textile: the Journal of Cloth and Culture; Editorial Board: International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.


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