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Flowers of War

A collaborative enamel work of art

The Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne Australia

Exhibition dates:  26 October 2018 – 31 October 2019

Flowers of War is a collaborative wreath created by Kristen Haydon, Elizabeth Turrell RWA and Neal Haslem. The project was first exhibited in progress at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch NZ in 2017 and the Royal West of England Academy RWA in Bristol in March 2018

The wreath exhibits floral and leaf emblems of remembrance, inspired by those found on the battlefield and at home. Measuring over two metres in diameter and composed of more than 480 individual brooches. Flowers of War draws on stories of the First World War from local community achieves and museums that consider the many ways people reflect upon the past.

This project is supported by the Creative New Zealand WW100 Co-Commission Fund and RMIT University

https://www.shrine.org.au/Exhibitions/Temporary-Exhibitions/Flowers-of-War

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  • Tutor: Elizabeth Turrell

    Re-cycle, re-use and re-see – enamelling (S3D08328)

    8 to 11 October 2018. Take an innovative and experimental approach to enamel as you work to re-use small objects and pieces; for example, tin cans, keys, spoons, mesh or any small objects of steel, stainless steel or copper.

Penland School of Crafts NC   – 33rd Annual Benefit Auction August 10 & 11 August 2018

3 Crosses- Vitreous enamel on steel

Photographer: David Ramsey

Flowers of War

Royal West of England Academy invites you to the opening of Flowers of War;

A collaborative commemorative enamel art work.

Opening, 5.30-7.30pm Thursday 29 March,

Exhibition 29 March – 29 April, 2018

Royal West of England Academy, Bristol http://www.flowersofwar.org

A collaborative work, Flowers of War is inspired by World War One stories and artefacts gathered from local communities and museums. It considers the many ways people reflect upon the past. More stories will be collected and artworks created to add to the wreath. This exhibition presents the wreath for the first time in the United Kingdom. The work will continue to grow and be presented in other locations internationally until 2019.

Kirsten Haydon (NZ), Elizabeth Turrell RWA (UK), Neal Haslem (AUST)

This project is supported by

Royal West of England Academy

WW1 Co-Commissioning fund Creative New Zealand.

RMIT University, Australia

 

West Dean College

recycled-4.jpgrecycled-3.jpgTutor: Elizabeth Turrell

November 20-23 November 2017

Enamel: Re-cycle, re-use and re-seen

Summary

Take an innovative and experimental approach to enamel as you work to re-use small objects and pieces, for example, tin cans, keys, spoons, mesh or any small objects of steel, stainless steel or copper. You will also cover technical information on enamelling steel.

Ref: S3D07462 Cost of class: £360.00

bookingoffice@westdean.org.uk

www.westdean.org.uk

Phone: +44(0)1243818300

 

‘Storm over Europe’

Porcelain and vitreous enamel on copper
45x45x1cm