Exhibition - Machines & Makers: displaying a healthy obsession for sewing machines

Past Event


21 June - 14 July
NEXIS (Narrogin Exhibition Space)
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1-4pm

Machines & Makers: displaying a healthy obsession for sewing machines captures the extraordinary history of a disruptive technology from the 19th Century that changed the world. The exhibition takes us through the magic of creating stitch, texture and beauty, and reflects on the disposable clothing culture of the 21st Century. 

The proposition for this exhibition was to invite a response from twelve artists, each coming from a widely different skill sets and talent base, but each of them bringing a high level of intelligent thought to the invention and what that machine meant in terms of economic, political and social change within households from the 1850’s to the present day. 

The artist’s various approaches can be broadly grouped into three areas of investigation – the political, social and economic differences made by the inventions, many of which are seen through the lens of memory.

Event Details

Venue: NEXIS (Narrogin Exhibition Space), 82 Federal St Narrogin

Enquiries

Organisation: Arts Narrogin

Phone: 08 9881 6987

Email: admin@artsnarrogin.com.au

Website: www.artsnarrogin.com.au

Event Date(s)

  • Friday 21st June 2019
  • Saturday 22nd June 2019
  • Sunday 23rd June 2019
  • Wednesday 26th June 2019
  • Thursday 27th June 2019
  • Friday 28th June 2019
  • Saturday 29th June 2019
  • Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019
  • Thursday 4th July 2019
  • Friday 5th July 2019
  • Saturday 6th July 2019
  • Sunday 7th July 2019
  • Wednesday 10th July 2019
  • Thursday 11th July 2019
  • Friday 12th July 2019
  • Saturday 13th July 2019
  • Sunday 14th July 2019