Saturday, May 29, 2010

Lucy Orta Exhibit Opens at CCANW Today

Lucy Orta in the studio (image via Lemodalogue)

The Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World kicks off its 2010 ‘Fashion, Textiles and the Environment’ programming series with an exhibition of works by Lucy Orta, opening 29 May and remaining on view through 25 July, 2010. Orta draws inspiration from a variety of disciplines including fashion, architecture, design philosophy, social activism, and traditional art practice.

Lucy Orta, 'Refuge Wear - Habitent', 1992-1993. Aluminium coated polyamide, polar fleece, telescopic aluminium poles, whistle, lantern, transport bag, silkscreen print. 150x150x150cm. Photograph: Galerie Anne de Villepoix. Collection FDAC Seine Saint Denis. Copyright Lucy Orta, artist. Lucy Orta holds the first Rootstein Hopkins Chair at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London (image via The University of Sheffield's website)

Visit The Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World website for information on their upcoming 'Fashion Footprints' exhibit as well.

No comments: