Artist Talk: Yemi Awosile
Wednesday 23 May, 6 – 7:30pm
Free & open to all
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.
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.