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COTTON: Global Threads Olympic Weave Race

Curator Dr Jennifer Harris reveals details about an upcoming special event at the Whitworth Art Gallery Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st April, 11am – 4:30pm and Sunday 22nd April, 12 -4pm    Join artist weaver Travis Meinolf in a three-way… Continue reading

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Action weaver looms large

All at the Whitworth are looking forward to seeing the results of Travis Meinolf’s specially commissioned Action Weaving sessions coming up soon for COTTON: Global Threads. The artist, hailing from San Francisco and now living in Berlin, has been in… Continue reading

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In conversation with Grace Ndiritu

Artist Grace Ndiritu discusses her work in the exhibition and her wider practice with curator Dr Jennifer Harris. Recorded at a public event to accompany the exhibition COTTON: Global Threads at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. (Approx 46 mins.)

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Change of date – In conversation with Grace Ndiritu

Please update your diaries! Grace Ndiritu, the artist currently exhibiting her ‘video paintings’ as part of COTTON: Global Threads, will be visiting the gallery to discuss her work with the exhibition’s curator, Dr Jennifer Harris. The event has had to… Continue reading

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Event report – Cheshire Primary Schools Dance Performance

COTTON: Global Threads inspired two-week project, by Steven Roper A performance by children from Cheshire Primary Schools for their COTTON: Global Threads project. The movement and dance event was performed in front of invited guests, parents and their teachers. The… Continue reading

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Event Report – Is Fashion Wearing Out The World?

Lucy Siegle Talk and Book Signing, review by Terri Lucas. Lucy Siegle, Observer columnist and author of To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing out the World? visited the Whitworth last night to talk about the ethics of fashion and how… Continue reading

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Yinka Shonibare MBE, Material Matters

One of the artists currently featured in COTTON:Global Threads, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, recently had his work displayed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, London. Just as with Boy on Globe 4 currently on display in COTTON:Global Threads, the enigmatic… Continue reading

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