Here & Now - Artist Talk with Lesley Millar
Sat 1st April 1.30 - 3.00pm
Cannon Hill Park
Birmingham B12 9QH
Professor Lesley Millar, curator of the exhibition 'Here & Now: contemporary tapestry' will give an illustrated presentation in which she will talk about the role of woven tapestry and its relevance today, followed by a tour of the exhibition when she will discuss the works on show.
Lesley Millar is Professor of Textile Culture at the University for the Creative Arts and is an exhibition curator specialising in contemporary textiles.
Image credit: Propera Ad Me (Come to me). Roland Krutovs
Soft back book, full colour throughout, which describes the context for the exhibition and the works of the artists.
Introductory essay by curator Professor Lesley Millar discusses the history of tapestry weaving and the contemporary context for the works. The 21 artists in the exhibition describe the work they have created for the exhibition and their thinking about tapestry.