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