Performance, Interaction and Material Futures

Tamworth Textile Triennial, held every three years, showcases the best of textile art from across the country, attracting artist participation from all states in Australia. Tension(s) 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial has been curated by Vic McEwan creating an important record of the changing nature and progress of textile practice from a national perspective.

Tension(s) 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial acknowledges that the world has long been a place under various tension(s), both harmonious and dissonant. In order to bear witness to, contribute to and respond to these tensions, the triennial will focus on the future of people and place through textile as a material and human experience as materiality.

Artists include; Soraya Abidin, Mark Smith, Arts Project Australia, Del Stewart, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Gillian Bencke, Julie Briggs and Kelly Leonard, Armando Chant, Georgia Chapman, Linda Erceg, Anne Ferran, Dianne Firth, Sai-Wai Foo, Tina Fox, Erica Gray, Garth Knight, Elisa Markes-Young, Julie Montgarrett, Deborah Prior, Margarita Sampson, Jane Theau, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Yinarr Maramali.


Image: Kelly Leonard and Julie Briggs, Curation of Shadows (process), 2020. Photo by Vic McEwan

Saturday 10 October - Sunday 6 December

Mosman Art Gallery