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Art Exhibition, Sat 11 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017, free entry

Exhibition: Flax - Tangled Threads

Exhibition: Flax - Tangled Threads


Flax are a group of textile and mixed media artists from Cumbria, all working in different styles and with various skills and techniques to produce works of infinite range - bold, intricate, abstract, actual.

Tangled Threads is an exhibition of new work inspired by the development, over the past fifty years, of a 'tangled textile' movement; an exciting and experimental means of expression through art. The focus is not purely to do with fibres and snarled up threads but this initially springs to mind.The artists have interpreted the theme of 'tangled' to in a tangle of ways
- untidily matted, tangled and tousled as in hair, fishing nets, balls of wool.
- knitted and woven fabrics all ravelled and entwined.
- twisted together.
- tangled and tousled emotions and ideas.
- confused and complicated instructions or plots.
- twists of fate.
- elaborate plans and ploys.
- convoluted reasoning and knotty problems.
- intricate.
- labyrinthine manoeuvrings.
- tortuous and involved routes
- tempting tangles of thought
- relationships occasionally devious
- tangles and threads of time, times past, times to come.
- ancestral lineages.
...and so much more.

And then the threads can be untangled and re-emerge, with the multiple strands twisted together again. Flax hope you will see this and much more in the exhibition.

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Dates Times
Sat 11 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry


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Sat 30 Sep - Sat 25 Sep Florence Knit 'n' Natter
Sat 11 Nov - Sat 23 Dec Exhibition: Flax - Tangled Threads
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