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This series by Catherine Cloran was made in Spring 2016 during a three-month sojourn in rural Italy. I had planned to walk through the countryside taking photos, however, a broken foot meant that I was confined to the passenger seat of a car instead. In an effort to make the most of an unfortunate situation, I started shooting through the side window. The foreground rushed by faster than the background and seemed to shred into transparent sheets that covered…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.
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 31Find out more »
This exhibition features my new collection of khadi. A handwoven fabric made from handspun yarns.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 ...Find out more »