Christine Risley Award Winner 2018, Kobby Adi, presents an exhibition and series of free public events and workshops led by collaborators
We are pleased to announce that Kobby Adi is the recipient of this year’s Christine Risley Award at the Constance Howard Gallery, home to the Goldsmiths Textile Collection. Adi (b. 1995) is a graduate of the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Goldsmiths, and lives and works in London.
Adi’s work situates the use of textiles amongst a thoughtful and multi-layered installation including narratives that are present and urgent.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of free public events and workshops led by collaborators Tiya Dahyabhai, Christina Simpson, Nadeem Din-Gabisi and EAST (Eating At the Same Table), as well as a themed Talking Textiles and object handling session. Please see the below for dates and details. A publication in the form of a CD will accompany the exhibition.
21 September 2018 (6.00-9.00pm)
Constance Howard Gallery with sound performance by Nadeem Din-Gabisi in the Council Chamber at 8.00pm
Talking Textiles 'Damage'
05 October 2018
'Who Needs A Heart', by Black Audio Film Collective.
10 October 2018
Deptford Town Hall G5
'Material Exploration through Knitting;' Circular Knitting Workshop by Tiya Dahyabhai
17 October 2018
Deptford Town Hall G2
The Christine Risley Award is a cash prize awarded by the Goldsmiths Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery to a graduating Goldsmiths student for outstanding work relating to textiles, in memory of Christine Risley.
Dates & times
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