Celebrate the 2023/4 summer season exhibitions, Pliable Planes: Expanded Textiles & Fibre Practices touring exhibition and Special Treat, at this special launch event highlighting various textile practices from leading artists around Australia.

Weaving Workshop

Karrak Gallery
Sydney based Pliable Planes artist Jacqueline Stojanović leads an all ages weaving session to kick off our communal weaving project Social Fabric. Bring along a thread of your own to add into this large collaborative tapestry and leave your trace in the loom!

Curator Tour: Pliable Planes: Expanded Textiles & Fibre Practices

Uncover some of the stories behind the artworks with UNSW Gallery curator Catherine Woolley. In this tour, the curators will share their knowledge of the themes and ideas seen in the work of exhibiting artists and reflect on recent trends and observations of textiles and fibre practice. 

Special Treat: Artist and Curator in Conversation  

Front Garden
1:00pm – 1:45pm
Join exhibition curator Mariaan Pugh and Artist Dionne Hooyberg in conversation as they discuss Special Treat. Drawing together a selection of new works that speak to Dionne’s daily practice of making, Special Treat showcases an exquisite series of ceramic, drawn and textiles work that reappropriate found materials found on the artist’s daily walks

Pliable Planes: Artist and Curators in Conversation

Front Garden

Join exhibition curator Catherine Woolley in conversation with artists including Sarah Contos, Kate Scardifeld and Jacqueline Stojanović, for a discussion about the works in Pliable Planes. Hear stories from the artists about their works and wider practices and how expanded notions of textiles manifests in works and lives.