COLLECTSomerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA 26 Feb - 1 Mar 2020Textiles offer a powerful medium through which to explore themes of cultural heritage, journeys and displacement. This exploration was central to Alice Kettle’s ambitious Thread Bearing Witness project shown at The Whitworth, Manchester and the British Textile Biennale in 2018 and 2019. Through this project Kettle connected communities and individuals across the UK with the making of three monumental works inspired by the strength, resilience, and hospitality of refugees and asylum seekers. These pieces for COLLECT are part of a new project Within Each Other, Portraits of Ourselves, which sees...
Alice Kettle at COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design