Body Project - Textiles and Performance

Body Project - Textiles and Performance

Date: 5th Mar 2021 - 30th Mar 2021
Time: Window viewing
Venue: The MTU Gallery at 46 Grand Parade
Cost:Free

 

BODY PROJECT EXHIBITION

                 

              The MTU Gallery at 46 Grand Parade, CORK

 

ARTISTS EXHIBITING WORKS BASED ON THE HUMAN BODY:

MONIKA ŽALTE  LITHUANIA

Monika Žaltauskaitė Grašienė is Lecturer in Textiles at the Kaunas faculty of Vilnius Academy of Arts, and an active visual artist with many international exhibitions and curatorial roles.  She is a Speaker at MAKE 2021.

Monika Žalte will exhibit a largescale panel of photographic digital jacquard weaving, titled SAFE, showing a hand-held baby. 

                    

EGLĖ GANDA BOGDANIENĖ   LITHUANIA

Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė is Lecturer in Textiles at Vilnius Academy of Arts.  She is also an acclaimed and internationally recognised artist, writer, curator, and currently Chair of the Lithuanian Art Association.  She is a speaker at MAKE 2021.

Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė will exhibit a series of felted baby sculptures in wool, entitled BIRTH.

                     

LORRAINE PARKER   CCAD. Year 4 BA Contemporary Applied Arts 2020-21

Lorraine Parker will show two works of hair imagery under glass, using a variety of fibres, materials, and found objects:  DISSECTING THE SHREW, and HYBRID.

                   

JENNIFER NG   CCAD Graduate Resident in Textiles 2020-21; BA Contemporary Applied Art 2020. 

Jennifer Ng will show a suspended cast silk, paper, and wire female torso work, entitled, SURRENDER.

 

IN ADDITION, LARGE COLLAGES WILL SHOWCASE THE RESEARCH IMAGERY OF BODY PROJECT DEVELOPED BY:

 

ART TEXTILE CLASS CCAD:  Each student chose a body part for conceptual and material studies across a range of textile processes in Semester 1.

THEATRE AND PERFORMATIVE STUDIES CLASS, UCC:  Theatre students accessed and used these sketchbooks as performance scores to inspire movement works in Semester 2. 

BODY PROJECT was also followed concurrently in VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ART Textile Departments in Academic Year 2020-21.

 

PROJECT LEADERS:

CCAD: PAMELA HARDESTY, Lecturer in Fine and Applied Art

UCC: YVON BONENFANT, Head of Department of Theatre and Performative Studies.

 

VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS:

EGLĖ GANDA BOGDANIENĖ, Lecturer in Textiles, Vilnius

MONIKA ŽALTAUSKAITĖ GRAŠIENĖ, Lecturer in Textiles, Kaunas

 

For more information contact:

Pamela.Hardesty@cit.ie

 

AS PART OF MAKE 2021                            OBJECTS/PERFORMANCE

 

 

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