Industrial Fibre, Fibre and Industry

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Lidia Godijn, ‘Interwoven’, 2015, Digital Photograph, 590 x 790mm. Image: Courtesy of the artist.

Industrial Fibre, Fibre and Industry

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An installation of fibre works exploring the diverse colours, reflections and shapes of industry.

Local artist, Lidia Godijn has created a body of work which reflects the heavy industry in the Gladstone Region through the eyes of a fibre artist.  The works are constructed in the very traditional ways of loom weaving, sewing and stitching.  Godijn re-purposes old work clothing and recycled metal materials, together with hand dyed silk, cotton, wire and fishing line to create contemporary three dimensional works. These works are supported by a series of manipulated digital images.

 

A special thanks to Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) and Earth Commodities Gladstone Pty Ltd. for support in this project. 

 

 

Exhibition Launch with Guest Speaker, Lidia Godijn:  3pm, Saturday 19 March 2016

Officially opened by Jo Duke, Curator, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum
Light refreshments served  |  RSVP by 5pm, Wednesday 16 March 2016

NB: Prior to the launch, join us for a free ‘Floor Walk & Paper Crane Folding Session’ with 'One Wish' artist, Katrina Elliott: 1pm - 2pm, Saturday 19 March 2016.

 

Kids Interactive Zone: Perfect for the school holidays!

Experience using a loom and help add to the community weaving.  While there, try paper weaving and take home a memento from your visit. (Free, available anytime)

 

Kids Fibre Art Workshop: 10.30am -12.30Pm, Tuesday 5 April 2016

Join us for a fun weaving workshop during the school holidays with Lidia Godijn.  Book now, limited spaces.  (Free, 12 primary school aged participants max)

 

Free Floor Walk of 'Industial Fibre, Fibre and Industry': 11am, Saturday 23 April 2016

Visitors have the opportunity to meet and hear Lidia Godijn speak about her work during a FREE Floor Walk of the exhibition.  All members of the public are invited to attend the 1 hour talk, with audience discussion encouraged. 

 

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