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Click to enlargeA WOVEN DANCE, A DANCING WEAVE
Jun 9, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm talk/event
Join Raw Materials: Textiles resident artist Freya Gabie to create a giant, architectural ‘danced’ weaving. Using the physical space of the Bow Arts Victorian industrial courtyard and the movement of our bodies, we will create a woven sculptural installation that spans, intercepts and connects space. The sculpture will be constructed from jute, the raw material used in factories along the River Lea over the last two hundred years to produce ropes and twines.
 
Read more about the Raw Materials: Textiles exhibition
bowarts.org/nunnery/raw-materials-textiles
Free

DOREEN FLETCHER : A RETROSPECTIVE. CURATED BY THE GENTLE AUTHOR
Jan 25 - Mar 24, 2019
Private view Thu Jan 24 6pm - 9pm
Bow Arts presents a retrospective of works by painter Doreen Fletcher, curated by The Gentle Author.
 
Doreen Fletcher’s atmospheric urban landscapes have only recently captured an audience, when the discovery of her paintings revealed a distinctive vision of the changing capital. For the first time, the Nunnery Gallery will bring the majority of her work back under one roof, in the home of their making – the East End. The works reveal the drastic changes of east London’s streets across just three decades, remembering the businesses long forgotten and the buildings that have since been knocked down. A superb colourist, she applies her rigorous technique to recording the drama of the city in compelling and authoritative images.
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