Arts Project Australia’s Mark Smith has collaborated with Australian Tapestry Workshop’s Dell Stewart on an artwork showing in the Tamworth Textile Triennial.
Tamworth Textile Triennial is held every three years, it showcases the best of textile art from across the country, attracting artist participation from all states in Australia. Tension(s) 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial has been curated by Vic McEwan creating an important record of the changing nature and progress of textile practice from a national perspective.
Tension(s) 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial acknowledges that the world has long been a place under various tension(s), both harmonious and dissonant. In order to bear witness to, contribute to and respond to these tensions, the triennial will focus on the future of people and place through textile as a material and human experience as materiality.
Featuring: Soraya Abidin (NSW), Gillian Bencke (NSW), Julie Briggs and Kelly Leonard (NSW), Armando Chant (NSW), Georgia Chapman (VIC), Linda Erceg (TAS), Anne Ferran (VIC), Dianne Firth (ACT), Sai-Wai Foo (VIC), Tina Fox (NSW), Erica Gray (QLD), Garth Knight (NSW), Elisa Markes-Young (WA), Julie Montgarrett (NSW), Deborah Prior (SA), Margarita Sampson (NSW, Norfolk Island), Mark Smith (VIC, Arts Project Australia), Del Stewart (VIC, Australian Tapestry Workshop), Jane Theau (NSW), Tjanpi Desert Weavers (WA, NT) and Yinarr Maramali (NSW).
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This exhibition has been developed by Tamworth Regional Gallery and is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians.