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I Am Making Art

Something in the Wind

I Am Making Art

Something in the Wind

Ree Morton, 'Rosemary's Flag' in 'Ways of Attaching' (2022). Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Courtesy the Estate of Rosemary Mayer. Photograph by Dan Weill

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To celebrate the final weekend of Rosemary Mayer’s Ways of Attaching, join artist Eleanor Duffin for a morning exploring automatism (the act of creating art without conscious thought).

Working with materials, text and collage, participants are asked to think of a female figure within the public realm that they admire and who is no longer living. Together we’ll create collective monuments to these figures in the shape of a tapestry or flag.

This workshop provides a moment to look forward to the new year, whilst celebrating influential female figures from our past.

No previous experience of art making or sewing is required for this workshop, and all materials are provided. Open to all ages.

Eleanor Duffin

Eleanor Duffin is a visual artist, born and raised in Wexford, Ireland and currently lives and works between Bristol, UK and Brussels, Belgium. Recurring concerns within Duffin’s practice are the role of verbal and text-based language in the process of making, the relationship between the female body and traditional sculptural materials, and the nature of co-working with both human and non-human entities.

Her work has recently been included in Overburden, Yellowfields Publication (2020); A Phantom Limb, MIRROR Gallery, Plymouth, UK (2020); Women on the Moon, Klaipeda, LT (2019); A Scaffolding, Tique Projects, Antwerp, BE (2019). She has participated in international residency programs including: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, US (2017); Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia (2013); and Fire Station Artists Studios, Dublin, Ireland (2010-2013). Duffin is an associate lecturer at PXL School for Fine Art & Design, Belgium and is currently conducting a practice-based PhD in Contemporary Visual Art at University of Hasselt, Belgium.

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    This event is wheelchair accessible.

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