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Visual Art Exhibition

Notes for a Future Work
21st July – 4th September 2009

Inspired by the creative movement that takes place in the dance studios, the artists explored how movement can be held and communicated through objects using their individual defined disciplines within the applied arts: ceramics, silversmithing and bookbinding.  Each works on the outer boundaries of their discipline, and in this exhibition they aimed to expand the environment for experimental applied arts and created the first of what will be an annual exhibition, the Starting Point Series.

In Notes for a future work, Clare Twomey explored body movement and awareness of energy and action in craft making through a series of photographs located throughout the building. Tracey Rowledge looked at movement through the soft reflections made by people as they moved past a large gilded panel. Tracey Rowledge filmed the moving reflections and then projected this ‘dance’ elsewhere in the building. David Clarke played with notions of stillness and resting, by creating forms from found objects which were reliant on the building for support.

60|40 Information Sheet

Audio: Artist in Conversation

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Biography

Clare Twomey
Clare is a British artist who works with clay in large-scale installations, sculpture and site-specific works. Over the past 10 years she has exhibited at the Tate, Victoria & Albert Museum, Crafts Council, Museum of Modern Art Kyoto-Japan. www.claretwomey.com

 David Clarke
David trained in Silversmithing and Metalwork at Camberwell College of Art and the Royal College of Art. David exhibits his work internationally and is represented in many collections including, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Goldsmiths Company, London; and the Crafts Council Collection.

 Tracey Rowledge
Tracey studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths’ College and Fine Bookbinding and Conservation at Guildford College of Further and Higher Education (1993-1995). Her work is held in private and public collections including The British Library, The National Library of Scotland and The National Art Library (V&A). www.traceyrowledge.co.uk

(Biographies correct at time of exhibition, Sep 2009)

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