Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer


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exhibition review in Fashion Theory

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Jessica Ogden: Still

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS To reach Jessica Ogden: Still, you have to push past market stalls of textiles and fish in north London’s busy Church Street. The context, curator Carol Tulloch explains, was an important component of Ogden’s support [...]

Out of Hand (Sydney) review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Out of Hand: Materializing the Digital 3 September 2016 – 18 June 2017 Powerhouse Museum/Museum of Applied Arts & Science (MAAS) Sydney, Australia "Out of Hand Materializing […]

Louise Bourgeois (Denmark)

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS The entrance to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is through what looks to be a house. But it is a mistake to think, as I did, that is the full scale of the museum [...]

Christian Thompson review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Christian Thompson Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation Sydney, Australia 23 October – 12 December 2015 Located amongst the rows of terraced Victorian homes in the jacaranda-lined streets of […]

Kimsooja MMCA Seoul

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Kimsooja: Archive of Mind National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea July 27, 2016 – February 5, 2017 Kimsooja has long explored meditative approaches […]

Contextile Portugal review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Contextile 2016 Contemporary buy ambien safely online Textile Art Biennial 30 July – 16 October 2016 Guimarães, Portugal The 2016 Contextile exhibition was held in the Portuguese […]

Hangzhou Triennial 2016

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Weaving & We Second Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China 25 August – 25 October 2016 Spread over two floors, six galleries, and […]

Zakka: Goods & Things, Tokyo

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS “Zakka: Goods and Things” 21_21 Design Sight, The Miyake Issey Foundation, Tokyo, Japan February 26 – June 6, 2016 Exhibition Director Naoto Fukasawa Reviewed by Professor Jessica […]

Doris Salcedo review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Doris Salcedo Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago February 21 – May 24, 2015 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum June 26 – October 12, 2015 Pérez Art Museum Miami […]

Fiber KANEKO Nebraska

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS FIBER KANEKO Center Omaha, Nebraska February 6 – April 25, 2015 Textiles can be mind boggling in variety. Which is why the concept of a “collective” exhibition […]

What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Pumphouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London (27 August - 1 November, 2015) Further venues: Crafts Study Centre, Farnham; Devon Guild of Craftsmen; Forty Hall; The National Centre for […]

Signature Cloths review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Signature Cloths International Quilt Study Center & Museum University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA September 5, 2014 – May 31, 2015 Nebraska is smack in the centre of America: […]

The Future of Fashion is Now & Building with Textiles

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Building with Textiles Textiel Museum, Tilburg, the Netherlands 27 September, 2014 – 25 January, 2015. The Future of Fashion is Now Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam, the Netherlands 11 […]

The Needle’s Eye review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS The Needle’s Eye: Contemporary Embroidery Kode 1, Art Museums of Bergen, Norway, October 10 – January 4, 2015 The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, […]

Form through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers and Gary Hume

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Form through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary Hume Somerset House June 5 - August 31, 2014 Somerset House, a grand neoclassical building in central London, […]

Threaded Stories review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Threaded Stories Stephen Friedman Gallery, London November 29 – January 18, 2014 left: Mark Barrow YMCK, textile by Sarah Parke The textile has become an increasingly familiar presence in […]

Neck Plus Ultra: Henrik Vibskov review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS pictured: Bird Kite Necks, Photographer: Torben Strøyer Neck Plus Ultra: Henrik Vibskov Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen May 25 – September 8, 2013 The Latin phrase nec plus ultra translates […]