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April 2018

Fragments, tears and lace

April 11, 2018 - April 21, 2018
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Fragments, tears and lace by Sharon Peoples is an exhibition of lace-like textiles that explores aspects of the construction, meanings and uses of lace. The lace handkerchief was crafted primarily for its aesthetic qualities and its social references. It was largely impractical, but the lace handkerchief developed into a practical, woven textile which also signified the development of manners in a rapidly changing world.

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February 2018

Going, gone

February 28, 2018 - March 29, 2018
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Photographs by Catherine Rogers
Tasmania's old growth forests of the Styx Valley and Upper Florentine marked for logging (2003-2008). Some ten years later these magnificent and complex ancient forests have been laid waste, this vital landscape destroyed.

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December 2017

RED & BLUE

December 13, 2017 - February 24, 2018
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Barometer's annual end-of-year show based on a colour theme. Red and blue are the colours of 2017 - together with all the possibilities these two colours bring - separately and mixed together. Red and blue realized in dyes and pigments, on paper and textiles, when fabricated into abstract images and designs, or observed in nature and seen in the world around us.

Barometer will be closed from Dec 24 and re-open on Jan 31

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November 2017

KHADI KARMA – Sally Campbell Textiles

November 29, 2017 - December 11, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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This exhibition features my new collection of khadi. A handwoven fabric made from handspun yarns.

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October 2017

Colour and Texture

October 26, 2017 - November 25, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Placing traditional and contemporary textiles side by side, ‘Colour and Texture’ showcases the spirit of Japanese textiles. From fibrous tangles of jute to nuanced indigo hues, this exhibition evokes sensual responses from tactile things - featuring items such as sculptural works, wall pieces, fashion, and jewellery.

Masuda Gallery will be presenting this pop-up exhibition at Barometer Gallery from October 26th – November 25th. We hope you can join us on Wednesday, October 25th for the opening from 5:00 pm.

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Weaving Labour

October 7, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Weaving Labour - Emelie Röndahl.   Emelie Röndahl is an artist weaver and PhD candidate in Craft at the Academy of Design and Crafts (HDK) in Gothenburg, Sweden. "Rya Weaving: Where does the picture start?" is the current title of her PhD project, which she began in 2016 as practice-based research in hand-weaving that investigates low resolution pictures in fluffy overgrown pixels woven in a traditional manner with wool-piles on a linen warp. The project’s written text and rya weaving…

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September 2017

TURN AROUND

September 13, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Resist dyed textiles

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July 2017

BACK TO NATURE

July 26, 2017 - September 9, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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BACK TO NATURE - Catherine Rogers - Barometer Gallery

Photographs by Catherine Rogers of Paronella Park ruins, near Innisfail, in Queensland.

From 1929, Jose Paronella built, by hand, over several hectares, fantasy pleasure grounds intended for the enjoyment of others. His dream, which first opened in 1935, is now largely a ruin ...

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June 2017

Wrapped – Focus on Scarves

June 21, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Vivien Haley, Sylvia Riley, Barbara Rogers, Julie Ryder, Liz Williamson, Tradition Textiles and Deborah Emmett ...

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BYOBU

June 8, 2017 - June 17, 2017
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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BYOBU is a multi panel image, and structural installation exploring the intersection between image, surface, and structure in relation to the aesthetics and function epitomised by Japanese folding screens, or BYOBU ...

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