Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

Contextile Portugal review

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BY JESSICA HEMMINGS

Contextile 2016 Contemporary Textile Art Biennial
30 July – 16 October 2016
Guimarães, Portugal

The 2016 Contextile exhibition was held in the Portuguese town of Guimarães, a region recognised for its embroidery traditions and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. A series of well marked exhibitions and events spread throughout the town as part of the Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, including fifty-one international artists represented in the main international exhibition, which occupied galleries in the Centro Cultural Vila Flor…

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Magdalena Abakanowicz Abakan étroit, 1967-1968, Fondation Toms Pauli, Lausanne, Photographer: Fibbli-Aeppli, Grandson

image home page: Claire Barber You Are the Journey (2016)