Lost in Lace
Lost in Lace: New approaches by UK and international artists
This autumn the Crafts Council and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) will present Lost in Lace at the Gas Hall, BMAG, from 29 October 2011 to19 February 2012.
Full details can be found on the Lost in Lace website
Step into a world of lace as you’ve never seen it before. See how the symbolic language, patterns and techniques of lace are represented through radical new approaches by UK and international artists. Featuring large scale, theatrical and visually spectacular work, this exhibition challenges perceptions of what lace can be, involving the visitor in an environment where spaces become fluid and thread creates entirely new boundaries.
The Lost in Lace iPhone app is available free of charge from the app store. The app allows users to interact with Lace in a fun and original way with special features that will unlock when visiting the exhibition.Find out more
Lost in Lace is a unique opportunity to see exciting, international work that will make you think about lace in a totally different way. Many of the international artists are showing in the UK for the first time and there are exciting artworks breaking out beyond the bounds of the gallery space.
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is the launch venue for this large-scale, ground breaking exhibition curated by Lesley Millar MBE, Professor of Textile Culture at the University for the Creative Arts.
Lost in Lace conference – 3 February
This one-day conference will draw on the themes explored in the exhibition.
An international panel of artists, architects and scientists will consider and explore how they have been inspired to create and collaborate by the aesthetics, techniques and cultural associations of lace.
More details and booking information can be found here.