Tag Archives: Art

New Work – Unicorn Dating

New Work – Unicorn Dating I’ve just published the first in a new series of embroidered artworks to my online portfolio at www.spikedennis.com. The works, entitled Unicorn Dating, take the form of a series of hand embroidered subversive cross stitch samplers. The inspiration for the work originated through by research into the symbolic unicorn, and […]

Open Call – What is Textiles?

Following their successful exhibition earlier this year Kalopsia seeks innovative and explorational contemporary textile work in any form. From performance to tangible physical materials or from edible stitch patterns to digital light installations. Kalopsia seeks to push the boundaries of what textiles can be and establishing it’s place firmly in the contemporary art scene. Deadline […]

Stitching Skin

Stitching Skin I had the pleasure of meeting Nina Falk recently following an exhibition with Kalopsia Collective in Edinburgh. We had a good discussion over a cup of tea about many things from unicorns to Christmas films as well as alternative supports for embroidery which led to my discovery that Nina had previously used her […]

Fibremen 3 Exhibition Photographs

Fibremen 3 Exhibition Photographs These are few photographs provided by Scythia of the Fibremen 3 exhibition taking place in Kherson, Ukraine, which feature my Baba Yaga embroidery. The exhibition feature a wide selectionof textiles and fibre art from around the world all created by male practitioners. The selected art works were created by artists from […]

What Is Textiles? Exhibition Photographs

What Is Textiles? Edinburgh Exhibition Photographs The What is Textiles? exhibition was organised by Kalopsia Collective and hosted at Gallery 17 in Edinburgh. The show featured a number of embroideries from my Synchronous Hermaphrodites series alongside a broad range of textiles from around the world. BY all accounts the exhibition was great success and there […]

What Is Textiles? 2013 – Edinburgh Exhibition

What Is Textiles? – Edinburgh Exhibition I will be exhibiting a number of my embroidered works next week as a part of Kalopsia’s one year anniversary exhibition at Gallery Seventeen, Edinburgh – What Is Textiles? An exhibition that sees Textiles as a distinct artistic practice, that opens up the debate on “What is Textiles?” Private […]