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1ina100 & Carlotta Finch – Hand Weaving: From Peckham to India

1ina100 and Carlotta Finch present ‘Hand Weaving: From Peckham to India’, an exhibition delving into weaving and celebrating its relationship to the world around us.

The exhibition is at The Sassoon Gallery, 213 Blenhiem Grove, Peckham, London. SE15 4QL. The private view is on 14th Dec 2012 6.00pm – 02.30am and 15th Dec 2012. 11.00 – 6.00pm

In Autumn 2012 1ina100 and Carlotta travelled to India to research current weaving techniques, both old and new, and collaborated with a diverse selection of local rural and urban craftsmen. The goal was to find the best hand weaver to collaborate with on a new 1ina100 project, coming to fruition in 2013. The project will promote Carlotta as an emerging weave designer and will highlight hand weaving as a vanishing skill. The research took the project through the back streets of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Dehli as well as the more rural communities of Tirupati and Leh. The exhibition documents this journey.

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Paris Meets X-Ray Fabric©: Rita Parniczky

Rita Parniczky weaves exclusive hand woven material for interiors and art projects and has developed her innovative material, X-Ray Fabric© since her graduation from Central St Martins in 2009.
She now works on a 24-shaft computer dobby loom from her London-based studio, at Cockpit Arts Deptford.

Rita was recently commissioned by SAS matériO Paris to create a piece for their appearance at the Equipbaie Fair in the French capital this November. Group matériO was showcasing a trend area dedicated to innovation within the solar protection fields. Rita’s work was very well received by both public and industry. Now, this piece will hang in the office and showroom of matériO in Paris. Further samples of X-Ray Fabric© will be included into each material library of matériO across Europe.
Rita, by manipulating the warp threads, creates a translucent structure which quality allows the viewer to look into inner layers of X-Ray Fabric©.

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Exhibition: Contemporary Materials. Artists. Designers. Makers.




























Teresa Georgallis
Teresa Georgallis is a textile designer specialising in woven fabric for fashion and interiors. In June 2012 she was awarded the Clothworkers’ Foundation Award / Cockpit Arts Award and she is now based at Cockpit Arts Deptford. After graduating from the Royal College of Art she has been working on a series of hand woven interior textiles, fashion accessories and stationary prints. She has developed a collection of luxury bags using her woven textiles combined with leather. All of the bags are one-off pieces designed and made by Teresa in collaboration with a leather craftsman.


















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