17 May 2015

DCoI Textile Exhibition "Thread Story"

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) will co-ordinate the 6th exhibition of textiles in conjunction with our member organisations (GANS) at The Knitting & Stitching Show, RDS Dublin from the 12th – 15th November 2015 Brief Work submitted to ‘Thread Song' is to be made in response to the life and/or poetry of WB Yeats.

As we now celebrate Irish Design and Yeats2015 we have an opportunity to further development our cultural landscape. Yeats2015 offers a unique opportunity to celebrate Ireland, through the prism of one of its most renowned literary icons.

 • Pieces must be contemporary in design and can be in any textile media utilising slow and/or fast craft techniques, handcrafted or digital technologies
• Work will be selected on the basis of excellence in design and making, its fit within the overall exhibition and creative interpretation of the brief
• Work must have been made within the last three years and not previously shown in The Knitting & Stitching Show or in any DCCoI exhibitions
• Successful applicants will have their work photographed and exhibited in The Knitting & Stitching Show

This exhibition may travel to other venues both in Ireland and the UK.

Delivery of Submissions
• Enclose your completed application form with the work, along with your €15 administration charge in an envelope with your name and contact information (Please have exact amount if delivering). Please note that application must be also emailed to: innovationadmin@dccoi.ie
• It is preferable that framed work where possible is without glass
• Each package and piece submitted must be clearly labeled outside and inside with name, contact information and hanging instructions where necessary
• Work must be adequately and securely packed in reusable packing/boxes for safe transport and storage. If work is not deemed securely packed, DCCoI reserves the right not to accept the work, and work will be returned at the makers expense

Delivery or Submissions by post to: Mary Whelan Innovation & Development Department Design & Crafts Council of Ireland Castle Yard Kilkenny By Email: innovationadmin@dccoi.ie

Closing date for submission and delivery 22 September 2015

Application form

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