Crafting Anatomies

7 Jan 2015 – 4 Feb 2015

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Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5 pm

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Nottingham, United Kingdom


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Placing the human body at the centre of a multi-disciplinary dialogue; exploring how this entity has been interpreted, crafted and reimagined in historical, contemporary and future contexts.


The exhibition will dissect attitudes and approaches towards contexts of the body by showcasing visionary practices of leading international artists, clinicians and designers. These will be featured alongside anatomical exhibits selected from historical collections including films from The Wellcome Trust archive.

Organs crafted by silk worms, bespoke jewellery cultured from human skin cells, and couture garments constructed using plastic surgery cutting techniques are just some of the speculative projects that will be on display.

43 practitioners in total will take part, including  » Shelly Goldsmith » Amy Congdon »Richard Arm » John Pacey-Lowrie » Juliana Sissons » Karen Ingham » Marloes ten Bhömer » The Human Harp Project and many more.

» Download a copy of the complete artist listings

A series of talks, demonstrations and workshops will also accompany the exhibition, culminating in a symposium to highlight the rigour in approaches to this subject by the individuals featured in the show. Find out more...

This exhibition is curated by Amanda Briggs-Goode, Rhian Solomon and Katherine Townsend – members of the Creative Textiles Research Group at Nottingham Trent University.

RSVP for the Preview event on Wednesday 14 January 2015, 5 pm -  9 pm:
If you would like to attend this event please email boningtongallery@ntu.ac.uk to confirm your attendance.

If you have any questions or enquiries about the Crafting Anatomies events listing please email craftinganatomies@ntu.ac.uk

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Rhian Solomon

Amanda Briggs-Goode

Katherine Townsend

Exhibiting artists

Amanda Cotton

Laura Clarke

Fiona Hamblin

Margaret Bushby

David Gates

Sarah Kettley

Ania Sadkowska

Veronica Ranner

John Pacie Lowrie

Nuala Clooney

Rhian Solomon

Alana Tyson

Shelly Goldsmith

Julie Light

Aminder Virdee

Karen Ingham


Sandra Fruebing

Susie MacMurray

Di Mainstone / Human Harp

Adriana Ionascu

Julia Schuster

Juliana Sissons

Marloes ten Bhömer

Amanda Briggs-Goode

Laura Kalman

Jo Cope

Amy Congdon

Marisa Culatto

Hannah White

Colin Cork

Jessie White

Lois Pitman

Cute Circuit

Jon Clair

Emma Montague

Julian Ellis

Katherine Townsend

Lucy Brown

Richard Arm

Ana Rajcevic

Anne Brennan

Kathy Dickinson

Lee Mattocks

Alexa Wright

Karen Harrigan


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