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Cos Ahmet

Visual & Textile Artist

Southport, Lancashire
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Focus

suggested body, body dialogue, self & identity

Pricing

£2250 — £3000

About

The core of Cos Ahmet’s work is centred around the body. Recurring themes of self, identity, sexuality, gender 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.

Theo Moorman Trust For Weavers Awardee 2016/17

News

Points of Juncture: One-Man Exhibition at Forty Hall, 2017

27 Jul 2017
I am delighted to be showing an exhibition of new & existing work at Forty Hall & Estate in 2017. Built by Sir Nicholas Rainton, in 1632, Forty Hall is Grade 1 listed and is one of England's finest historic houses. Exhibition details to follow soon.

Forthcoming: Heallreaf 2, touring group exhibition

10 Apr 2017
Selected for Heallreaf 2. Curated by Margaret Jones, works selected by Prof. Lesley Millar & Kirsten Glasbrook. The exhibition will tour The Edward James Studios at West Dean College, & The Brick Lane Gallery in London. Check web for further details.

Interview with Daniel Crowder of TextileArtist.Org

04 Jan 2017
In this interview, Cos Ahmet discusses what drew him to Woven Tapestry as an art form and how he continues to develop his techniques. We learn what inspires him and how patience is key to producing his striking and visceral sculptural images.

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

Tender Filum

Disciplines Conceptual, Textiles
Materials Mixed Media, Textiles

My Tears Form Structure

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Mixed Media, Textiles

Drawboy

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