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Octavo Fika

16 – 24th May

Unit at Platform Arts
Opening 6-9pm, Thursday 15th May

Octavo Fika is an exhibition examining the relationship between narrative and image, as explored by contemporary textile creators using the vehicle of books and sequential design.

Octavo – An 8 page folding book
Fika – A Swedish verb and noun describing the act of ‘drinking coffee’

Platform is pleased to host this exhibition in association with Kalopsia Collective



Textiles in Context

Saturday 17th May 1.30pm

In conjunction with the Octavo Fika exhibition, an afternoon of artist talks featuring Chris McCambridge and Iolanda Rocha, and a presentation by Edinburgh based Kalopsia Collective, exploring the vehicle of artist books and discussing an understanding of what textiles can be in contemporary art practices.


Sunday 18th May

12pm Pattern, Coding and Visual Communication
With Kalopsia Collective

2pm Traditional weaving techniques
With Iolanda Rocha