Exhibition: Dead on Arrival - the curious world of human and animal craft - Sat 23 Sep 2017 -Sun 05 Nov 2017

Main gallery. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free

Janecvanveen-Bioterror-taxidermy sculpture_Devon GuildAn exhibition of national and international artists/makers whose practice involves the use of ethically-sourced, human or animal remains. The work will show a depth of practice and will feature works of jewellery, sculpture, textiles, taxidermy and photography.

This exhibition is supported by Plymouth City Council (Arts and Heritage). From their collections we will juxtapose historical artefacts alongside the contemporary works, illustrating how artists have been influenced by materials which have been used to decorate and adorn for a millennia.

Free entry, open daily, 10am-5.30pm

Exhibitors: Bethany Robinson - Jewellery; Anthea Walsh - Embroidery & vintage taxidermy; Janec van Veen - Taxidermy Hybrids; Libby  Ward - Jewellery; Paul Biddle - Photography; Stevie Leigh-Smith - Theatrical Jewellery; Rebecca Black - Bovine bone jewellery; Fiona Dean - Taxidermy; Silvy Wetherall - Sculpture; Ellie Birkhead - Sculpture

Related events: Launch party, 22 September 6pm
Fantastic for Families free making activities, 25 & 26 October

PRESS ....    LEARNING ... 

Main Gallery, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF

Image: taxidermy hybrid sculpture 'Bioterror' by Janec van Veen

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