Crafts Magazine Guide to COLLECT 2015 - page 19

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COLLECTOpenpushes boundaries
Those familiar withCOLLECTwill notice
that the experimental installations once
known at Project Space have undergone
amakeover and are nowCOLLECTOpen.
But the aimhasn’t changed, it’s still a place
inwhich to expect the unexpected as
artists andmakers push at the boundaries
of their practice. For 2015, COLLECT
Openwill showwork by six individuals
and two collectives. Towhet your appetite:
designer Katrin Spranger will be showing
a 3D-printed jewellery sculpture using
dehydrated honey and edible gold leaf,
while textile artistRitaParniczky is creating
a 3mpiece inspired by the tracery of
fan-vaulting. To learnmore about the
COLLECTOpen artists, turn to page 52.
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And if that isn’t enough, there’s a trioof
special exhibits launching at the show
There’s plenty to see in addition to the
gallerieswith solo shows fromTord
Boontje andAnn Sutton aswell as the
premier of theCrafts Council’s next
exhibition. Visitors on the first floor can
help celebrate textile artist Sutton’s 80th
birthdaywith newwork thanks to Patrick
HeideContemporary Art whereas
Chairy Tales
, an installation of chairs by
Boontje, creates amini-retrospective (see
page 24). Head up to the top floor to see
a previewof theCrafts Council’s next
touring show
I AMHERE
, presenting
jewellery fromthe birth of New Jewellery
to the present daywithwork by Karl
Fritsch,Wendy RamshawandGerda
Flockinger. Formore details. see page 38.
COLLECT 2015
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HERONPHOTO©CRAFTSCOUNCIL/TODD-WHITEARTPHOTOGRAPHY | SUTTON IMAGECOURTESYOFTHEARTIST/PATRICKHEIDECONTEMPORARYART
Above:
Caged 1
,
AnnSutton
Top:
Petit Jardin
,
TordBoontje
Right:
Twelve
PerspexMultiples
,
SusannaHeron
(showing in I AM
HERE)
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