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Julia Holderness

Florence & Florence other textile histories

Florence & Florence other textile histories

27/11/2018 to 9/12/2018

Julia Holderness has explored her own textile making alongside that of Canterbury artist and teacher Florence Akins (1906 – 2012). Re-working a range of archive materials from the Macmillan Brown Library & Heritage Collections that relate to Akins and her teaching of textiles at the Canterbury College School of Art, Holderness presents their possible entanglement with the international Bauhaus movement.

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Book covers - textiles of the Bauhaus

Book covers - textiles of the Bauhaus

7/11/2017 to 26/11/2017

The Bauhaus continues as a major design influence for contemporary practitioners. Julia Holderness’s installations and artworks draw upon art and design histories and archives – both local and international, real and imagined. A collection of Bauhaus publications that were purchased from an ex-library sale forms a personal archive of art resources.

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