Marilyn RathboneArtist, Maker
My work is minimalist, a unique combination of research, art/textiles and box-making. Sometimes, my research uncovers an underlying political, social or historical issue and, when it does, the issue may become the focus of the piece. At other times, humour plays a part. My goal is to blend concept and content as simply as possible. I'd like the viewer's fingers to tingle with delight, not because read full statement
|Location||Worthing, South East|
|Activities||Practice-based research, Workshops, Participatory projects, Private commissions|
|Artforms / type of project||Sculpture, Text, Textiles|
|Tags||Conceptual art, Process art, Research based art, narrow wares, braiding, Medieval techniques, Lucet, Inkle weaving, Kumihimo, box making|
News & Events
Braid Society Biennial Exhibition
13/10/2014 – 25/10/2014
Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, RG1 3BQ
An international exhibition of Narrow Wares. I'm exhibiting "100 Metres Dash" - a hundred metres of hand-braided, fine silk braid worked in the colours of the Olympic symbol.
Following the Thread - an intuitive approach to textile art
Wesley Hall, Methodist Church, London Road, Horsham, RH12 1AN
Marilyn will be showing a selection of her work and talking about the ways in which intuition shapes her practice.
The British Textile Art Exhibition 62@50 (dedicated to Shizuko Kimura who sadly died last year)
10/12/2013 – 25/01/2014
Koyo Gallery, Showa Women’s University, 1-7 Taishido Setagaya Ku, Tokyo, Japan, 154-8533, Opening hours: 12 noon to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday
I'm delighted that my piece, “Pastimes”, has been selected for this 62 Group exhibition. Pastimes is a celebration of the game of draughts, handmade buttons, and bygone times.