Through the Surface is an exhibition of collaboration, process and outcome, featuring 14 of the most innovative textile artists in Britain and Japan. Their work spans fashion, art and science, and the resulting work will form a unique and exciting exhibition that will tour the UK in 2004 and Japan in 2005.
Through the Surface explores points of difference and similarity within the cultures of Japan and Britain. The real exchange of ideas, techniques and an understanding of cultural and personal sensibilities as they relate to working practice can best be achieved through close collaboration resulting in a practical outcome. (more…)