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I MADE IT – new workshops

  We are very excited to announce we have launched our new one day workshops! I MADE IT ! : Girls with Power Tools These one day ‘hands on’ workshop will explore a variety of construction techniques using easily available tools, materials and processes accessible by beginners. Introducing you to a range of hand and power [...]

flockOmania 2 – new film

https://vimeo.com/208456555   FlockOmania 2 :The Parkside Edition Exhibition and performances took place at the Parkside Gallery from Monday 22nd February 2016 to Friday 1st April 2016 Film edited by Tom Tebby Collaborating Artists Zoe Robertson Natalie Garrett Brown Amy Voris Christian Kipp Steve Snell Stephen Chamberlain Tom Tebby Supported by Parkside Gallery Birmingham City University [...]

flockOmania 4

‘flockOmania’, an exhibition blurring the lines between jewellery and performance and will be on show at The Cass Bank Gallery, Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University  9-26 January 2017 The Cass, London Metropolitan University presents ‘FlockOmania’, an exhibition created by jewellery artist and Cass alumna Zoe Robertson, on show [...]

Made in the Middle

A Craftspace touring exhibition 2016-2018 We are delighted to announce that our Zoe Robertson will be exhibiting her new collection RE:Animate as a selected exhibitor for Made in the Middle, a partnership between Craftspace and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum on show from  December 2016 – 19 February 2017 Craftspace present a wealth of [...]


About ply Women’s work, epitomised by the textile manufacturing and garment assembly processes that have been so central to Manchester’s development as an industrial city, has traditionally been regarded as manual, repetitive and low-skilled. However, the perception of this work as low skilled is frequently undeserved; often it is simply that the skills the women [...]

jewellery quarter open studios

Thank you to all those who joined us for the Jewellery Quarter Open Studios on 22- 24  July 2016 as part of the Jewellery Quarter Festival. We showed a taste of our recent project flockOmania with wearable objects and film created by our Zoe Robertson and Sellotape Cinema About the festival “…..Following on from the [...]