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British Art Show 8: Southampton

By | Creative Writing, Film, Fine Art, Galleries, Music, Photography, study visit, Study Visits, Textiles, Visual Communications, We Are OCA

Join OCA tutor Emma Drye on the 22 October in Southampton for OCA’s final visit to the British Art Show. The exhibition is showing across two locations in the city, the John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery.

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Textile art and design that conveys ethical messages

By | BA hons textiles degree, Education, Fine Art, Textiles

Following on from my previous blog post about sustainability in textiles I thought it would be a good opportunity to look at some textile practitioners and artists that use textiles to convey messages or evoke discussions about ethical issues. In the post I will use a number of practitioners to illustrate the diverse ways textile practices and materials are used.

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An introduction to sustainability in textiles

By | BA hons textiles degree, Education, Fine Art, Galleries, Textiles

In this blog post you will be taken through 3 key aspects of sustainable textiles. These are the Textiles Environment Design project (TED), the Slow Textiles Movement, and Design for disassembly. Every textile student and practitioner should have some knowledge and consider the ethics of textile production in their practice.

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STEAM ahead- Provisional drawing practices

By | big draw, Fine Art, Galleries, study visit, Study Visits, Textiles, Visual Communications

Join OCA tutor Cheryl Huntbach on the 1 October at the South Square Centre in Bradford for one of OCA’s Big Draw study visits. The day will involve an informal introduction to the exhibition and a practical drawing workshop; taking ideas from the ‘STEAM ahead’ exhibition as a springboard.

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