CODES IN PARALLEL

In addition to the international exhibition we present a festival program of exhibitions and events by craft artists, galleries, art spaces and craft groups in support of the IOTA24 theme. August – October 2024, Western Australia.

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Albany Weavers: Port To Port

5 October - 3 November

Simone Widmer, Paper Twill (detail), 2023, cotton and paper yarns. Photo: Ruth Halbert.

Artists

Members of Albany Weavers, Inc

Description

On display in Fremantle’s historic Shipwreck Gallery will be functional textiles including blankets, rugs, towels and wearables, woven art- pieces and treasured pieces from Albany Weavers’ nearly 50-year history.

A display of traditional and 3-D printed weaving tools, and samples and weaving notes illustrate the process of designing and planning a weave.

Visitors can watch various types of weaving demonstrated on a loom in the gallery and try it themselves on a specially set-up loom. A selection of works will be for sale.

Media

Fibre & Textiles

Gallery Opening Hours

Mon – Fri: 9.30am – 5pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair & pram accessible.

Image Credit

Simone Widmer, Paper Twill (detail), 2023, cotton and paper yarns. Photo: Ruth Halbert.

Details

Start:
5 October
End:
3 November
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Website:
visit.museum.wa.gov.au/shipwrecks

Venue

WA Shipwrecks Museum
Cliff Street
Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia
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Phone
1300 134 081
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