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'System IV', 2016 . Photo: The Artist

Cos Ahmet

Artist

Southport, Lancashire
19

Focus

woven tapestry, material identities/dialogues, sculpture/object

Pricing

£750 — £2500

About

The core of Cos Ahmet’s work is centred around the body. Recurring themes of self, identity, sexuality and memory, are emotive features in much of his work. Shaped by his use of metaphors, the body becomes symbolised through various interlinks – points of juncture, where body & material respond with each other, as he makes loose connections with the various attributes of his practice to represent parts of the human form.

News

Ponts of Juncture - Forthcoming Publication

14 Jan 2018
Arts Council England recently approved the next stage of Points of Juncture, exhibited at Forty Hall Estate in 2017, to produce a publication that creates a legacy of the project, the works that inhabited the house & the identities of its creators.

Thread Is A Thought Exhibition Book Offer

14 Dec 2017
This body of work approaches the idea of the body as a container that communicates memory, emotions, gestures, representing self as: thread as thought, warp as skeleton, weft as flesh, weave as body. Visit the link for details and to buy the book.

Featured on TextileArtist.Org

05 Oct 2017
Dan Crowder of TextileArtist.Org talks to Cos Ahmet about the evolution of his most recent installation piece 'Building A Legacy' - a specially commissioned work by Forty Hall Estate, for his one-man exhibition 'Points of Juncture'.

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

System Series

Disciplines Textiles, Conceptual
Materials Mixed Media, Textiles

Memory Threads Series

Disciplines Textiles, Conceptual
Materials Textiles, Mixed Media

Tender Filum

Disciplines Conceptual, Textiles, Paper
Materials Mixed Media, Textiles, Paper
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