Each artist has their own set of interests and skills to bring to a project like this so it was the perfect opportunity for everyone to muck in, do what they wanted to do and contribute in their own way. The sum of the whole was the greater because of that collaboration. The concept came about during an informal conversation among residents – we wanted to do something that would involve us all whilst also reflecting on the past history of our old mill as well as the historical, agricultural and spiritual connections in Preston and the surrounding area. Continue reading “All about the wool”
By Denise on September 11, 2016
It has been a very busy few weeks at Oxheys as resident artists have been preparing for an upcoming collaborative project which will form part of our 5th birthday celebrations and also be a part of Lancashire Encounter festival weekend of 24-25 September. Woolly Thinking will explore Preston’s rich textiles heritage in a variety of ways as residents use their particular skills and personal views to produce their own interpretations. We have lots planned for the weekend – stand by for more details…
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