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SWEAT SHOP – workshop for Subversive Stitch with Yemi Awosile – Sunday 3rd March
16 Feb - 2019
In response to the Subversive Stitch exhibition there will be a workshop run by artist and textile designer Yemi Awosile. In Sweat Shop participants can customise a collection of subversive badges using pre-made digital stitched letters and components. They can create a logo or bring an item of clothing to embellish. Spend an afternoon immersed in the Subversive Stitch exhibition for inspiration all around you! Please bring an item of clothing that means something to you. Tea and cake provided. Spaces limited.
Sunday 3rd March, 1-4pm, £12
Yemi Awosile is a designer living and working in London. Her work is informed by cultural insights expressed primarily through textiles and printed matter. The broader scope of her practice bridges design and visual arts through social interventions. Recent projects include collaborations with Tent Rotterdam, Tate Gallery, Contemporary And (C&) magazine, Design Museum, ICA, Crafts Council and British Council. She trained as a textile designer at the Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She teaches textile design at Loughborough University in the School of the Arts and is currently working as an artist educator at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.