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Salon 18 | Artist Talk: Yemi Awosile

Wednesday 23rd May

Offsite

DINA, 32A-34 Cambridge St, Sheffield, S1 4HP

6 – 7:30pm

Yemi Awosile is a designer living and working in London. Her work is informed by cultural insights expressed through textiles and printed matter. The broader scope of her practice bridges design and visual arts through social interventions and community projects.

Recent projects include artist in residence at Thornwood Care Home in Bexhill-on-Sea in collaboration with De La Warr Pavilion, as well as collaborations with Bernie Grant Centre, Tent Rotterdam, Tate, Contemporary And (C&) magazine, Design Museum, ICA, Crafts Council; British Council and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

She trained as a textile designer at the Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She is a textiles lecturer at Loughborough University and a visiting tutor at the University of the Arts, London.

www.yemiawosile.co.uk

Free, limited capacity, event registration essential: Eventbrite

 

 

Bloc Projects is proud to maintain a public programme that is free for everyone. However, visitors are encouraged to consider bringing along an item to donate to the local Foodbank. For the Spring/Summer season of our public programme we will proudly be collecting basic toiletries and food (packets, tinned or dried) for The S2 Foodbank. For a full list of suggested/much needed items please see: http://s2foodbank.org.uk/#help

 

Salon 18 forms part of Making Ways, a new programme supported by Sheffield Culture Consortium through Arts Council England to showcase, celebrate and develop the exceptional contemporary visual art produced in the city.

 

 

Bloc Projects’ actively encourages critical as well as creative engagement with our evolving Public Programme. For all programming enquiries, contact our Public Programmes Curator Kerry Campbell : kerry@blocprojects.co.uk