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Cos Ahmet

Artist / Maker

Southport, Lancashire
22

Focus

woven tapestry, sculpture/object, mixed media

Pricing

£425 — £2500

About

Cos Ahmet’s practice is made up of a range of disciplines that include: woven tapestry, works on paper, and sculpture/object making. Shaped by his use of metaphor, body & self become symbolised through various interlinks where body & material respond with each other.

"My interest in the textile medium as a form of exploration into self & body, uses traditional methods to discern a metaphor, representing these as: thread as thought, warp as skeleton, weft as flesh or skin, & weave as body."

News

New Publication: 'Points of Juncture' by Cos Ahmet

13 Aug 2018
Following my one-man show at Forty Hall in 2017, this stunning new publication celebrates the exhibition's connections with the artist, the works that inhabited Forty Hall, & the legacy left behind by its former owner & creator Sir Nicholas Rainton.

A Tender Concern for Past & Present - Essay by Liz Cooper

01 Aug 2018
"The knotted and corded thread was in endless renewal with its maker, as thought, as sight, as craftsmanship, as the linking device between all of Ahmet’s carefully considered ideas and works" - Extract from Liz Cooper's essay for my new publication.

Interview with John Hopper for Inspirational Magazine

23 Oct 2018
John Hopper of Inspirational Magazine interviews Cos Ahmet for Issue 17 about his recent exhibition, and now publication 'Points of Juncture', which has just been published by Forty Hall Estate and supported by Arts Council England.

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

Inside My Head

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

Tender Filum

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

Untitled I & II (Self Portraits in Red)

Disciplines Textiles, Conceptual
Materials Textiles
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