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Exhibition

The Cordis Prize for Tapestry

The shortlist exhibition for the Cordis Prize for Tapestry returns to Inverleith House Gallery this Autumn.

23 Oct - 12 Dec 2021

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Organised by:
Rebecca Pollard thetapestryprize.org
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Location:
Inverleith House Gallery
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
20 Inverleith Row
Edinburgh
EH3 5LR
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Opening Times:
Mon10:30am - 4:30pm
Tue10:30am - 4:30pm
Wed10:30am - 4:30pm
Thu10:30am - 4:30pm
Fri10:30am - 4:30pm
Sat10:30am - 4:30pm
Sun10:30am - 4:30pm

Created to reward ambitious and skilled use of tapestry weaving techniques, the Cordis Prize captures a snapshot of how this classic artform is being developed today.

Artworks selected include the use of materials from second-hand books to recycled plastic as well as traditional threads such as cotton linen integrated with wire, shredded garments and more.

Exploration of colour and materials sit alongside artworks spotlighting social issues such as the refugee crisis, resistance to ethnic diversity and lockdown loneliness.

 

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