Collect: the international art fair for contemporary objects
organised by Crafts Council UK
25 - 29 Jan 2008
V&A, London
Art book catalogue, published by Scala, will be available >
fig.: Katherine Swailes Citrus Sinensis, 2007 Tapestry woven in wool and gold thread. West Dean Tapestry Studios, UK
The West Dean Tapestry Studio is a new exhibitor at Collect in 2008. It will show the work of Katherine Swailes, Jo Howard and Caron Penney that has resulted from many years of research for a new piece for Stirling Castle based on the medieval tapestry Hunt of the Unicorn.
Collect in its fifth year presents over 400 international artists from 16 countries: renowned ceramicists, silversmiths, textile artists, jewellers,.. as well as emerging talents Sebastian Buescher, who uses octopuses in alcohol and the arms of toy dolls to create surreal and absurd jewellery or Daniel Fisher kneads, presses and stretches thrown clay to produce fluid, paper-like ceramics or Tevita Havea draws on his Tongan heritage by using weaving techniques to bind together the sculptural elements of wood and glass. more culture >>>