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Kalopsia What Is Textiles? Exhibition Launch

Kalopsia What Is Textiles? Exhibition Launch Kalopsia opened their new gallery space at Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, last Saturday evening with the launch of the second iteration of their What Is Textiles? exhibition. The exhibition features my Baba Yaga embroidery but unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it all the way up to Edinburgh for […]

Stitch Fetish 2 Teaser

Stitch Fetish 2 Teaser This is a short, and slightly bonkers trailer for Stitch Fetish 2: Electric Boogaloo opening at the Hive Gallery next week. The video features teasers of some of the work on show and an introduction by curator Ellen Schinderman and her butler Wilkinson. The exhibition will feature work from my Unicorn […]

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 […]