‘Three Caryatids’: ‘The Unbinding: A Restorative Act in Two Halves' - POSTPONED

In light of the changing global situation around COVID-19, and our desire to avoid contributing to the spread of the virus, the Bulldog Trust has taken the very difficult decision to close Two Temple Place and our current exhibition, Unbound, to the public. Our responsibility to visitors, volunteers and staff means that we must their health and wellbeing at the forefront of our operations.

We regret that this means we have to inform you that we have to cancel our event Subversive Stitching. We are very hopeful that we will be able to reorganise the event and host it later this year. If you would be interested in being kept in touch about this, please email info@twotempleplace.org including the name of the event.

We sincerely apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience caused.

 

Enam Gbewonyo presents: ‘The Unbinding: A Restorative Act in Two Halves’

About this Event

To celebrate the final Wednesday Late opening, textile and performance artist Enam Gbewonyo presents her response to the exhibition. Enam’s piece centres on Alice Kettle’s work ‘Three Caryatids’, and is both an ode to and healing restoration of the female form’s fluidity, power and softness. There are two performances starting at 6:30pm and 7:30pm and will both last 10 minutes.

Please note this is not a seated performance. It will take place within the exhibition space and the exhibition will be open to view until 9pm.

© Image credit SMD Photography

British Ghanaian artist Enam Gbewonyo (b.1980, London) studied BA European Textile Design at Bradford School of Art and Design. She then embarked on a six year career in knitwear design in New York but following redundancy, returned to the UK where her life as an artist began. Gbewonyo’s practice investigates identity, womanhood, and humanity through the mediums of textiles and performance. She also promotes handcraft, using processes like embroidery, knit, weave, print and wirework. Gbewonyo has exhibited with galleries and institutions such as; ART X Lagos, Carl Freedman Gallery, Tafeta Gallery, Bonhams, Gallery 46 Whitechapel, New Ashgate Gallery, Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery and Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair, Toronto. She has delivered performances for Christie’s, Hogan Lovells LLP, Henry Moore Institute and as part of the collateral programme for the opening week of the 58th edition of Venice Biennale.

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