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sKINship PhD

Rhian Solomon will be embarking on a practice based PhD at the University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion, starting this Sept. The focus of her research will build upon the sKINship research program to date and will look

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sKINship PhD

Rhian Solomon will be embarking on a practice based PhD at the University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion, starting this Sept. The focus of her research will build upon the sKINship research program to date and will look

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sKINship at Make:Shift Conference

Rhian Solomon will be speaking as part of the Crafts Council’s new conference Make:Shift – a conference exploring how advances in materials, processes and technologies are driving innovation in Craft practice. This is a new biennial conference taking place from

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sKINship at Make:Shift Conference

Rhian Solomon will be speaking as part of the Crafts Council’s new conference Make:Shift – a conference exploring how advances in materials, processes and technologies are driving innovation in Craft practice. This is a new biennial conference taking place from

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Materials Innovation Prize – shortlist

Rhian has been shortlisted for the Art Foundations Materials Innovation Prize for 2015. Supported by The Clothworkers Foundation, the grant will support one selected Artist working in this sector, to embark on a period of focused research time to dedicate to their practice.

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Materials Innovation Prize – shortlist

Rhian has been shortlisted for the Art Foundations Materials Innovation Prize for 2015. Supported by The Clothworkers Foundation, the grant will support one selected Artist working in this sector, to embark on a period of focused research time to dedicate to their practice.

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Reconstructing Ourselves residency at Morriston Hospital

Rhian Solomon has recently started an artists residency at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, where she will be based in the reconstructive plastic surgery department for 18months. The project has been funded by The Arts Council, Wales and will explore how the

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Reconstructing Ourselves residency at Morriston Hospital

Rhian Solomon has recently started an artists residency at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, where she will be based in the reconstructive plastic surgery department for 18months. The project has been funded by The Arts Council, Wales and will explore how the

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Shape-Shifting in New Zealand

Juliana Sissons of sKINship will be delivering a paper on her research into creative patten cutting techniques, including research conducted as part of the sKINship project, at the forthcoming Shape-Shifting Conference at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. An extensive list

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Shape-Shifting in New Zealand

Juliana Sissons of sKINship will be delivering a paper on her research into creative patten cutting techniques, including research conducted as part of the sKINship project, at the forthcoming Shape-Shifting Conference at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. An extensive list

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sKINship at The Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon were invited to run a two day workshop in Pattern Cutting inspired by Reconstructive Plastic Surgery cuts at The Gerrit Rietveld Academie in February this year. The session was for 1st and 2nd year BA

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sKINship at The Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon were invited to run a two day workshop in Pattern Cutting inspired by Reconstructive Plastic Surgery cuts at The Gerrit Rietveld Academie in February this year. The session was for 1st and 2nd year BA

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Futurescan publication

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon of sKINship have recently contributed to the publication – Futurescan, Collective Voices –  which accompanies the FTC conference held at Sheffield Hallam University of Feb 2013. In this text, the duo have described the value

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Futurescan publication

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon of sKINship have recently contributed to the publication – Futurescan, Collective Voices –  which accompanies the FTC conference held at Sheffield Hallam University of Feb 2013. In this text, the duo have described the value

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Collaboration through Craft + sKINship

sKINship are pleased to announce the release of the text Collaboration through Craft in which they have a chapter featured, written by Rhian Solomon. The publication – edited by Amanda Ravetz, Alice Kettle and Helen Felcey – offers a challenging

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Collaboration through Craft + sKINship

sKINship are pleased to announce the release of the text Collaboration through Craft in which they have a chapter featured, written by Rhian Solomon. The publication – edited by Amanda Ravetz, Alice Kettle and Helen Felcey – offers a challenging

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sKINship at HEAD, Geneva

Rhian Solomon was recently invited to teach at the Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD) of Geneva on the MA Accessory Design course, where she ran a lecture and workshops based around her practice as a Maker and the

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sKINship at HEAD, Geneva

Rhian Solomon was recently invited to teach at the Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD) of Geneva on the MA Accessory Design course, where she ran a lecture and workshops based around her practice as a Maker and the

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sKINship @ The Institute of Making

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon of sKINship will be running a masterclass in Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery on Monday 20th January at The Institute of Making, London. Please click on the link below for further details and to

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sKINship @ The Institute of Making

Juliana Sissons and Rhian Solomon of sKINship will be running a masterclass in Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery on Monday 20th January at The Institute of Making, London. Please click on the link below for further details and to

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sKINship film by R&A Collaborations

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mrs Sarah Pape and Specialist Pattern Cutter and Knitwear Designer, Juliana Sissons, have been filmed in conversation discussing the applications for collaboration between their professions. The pair openly discuss similarities in craftsmanship, planning and tacit knowledge. The film

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sKINship film by R&A Collaborations

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mrs Sarah Pape and Specialist Pattern Cutter and Knitwear Designer, Juliana Sissons, have been filmed in conversation discussing the applications for collaboration between their professions. The pair openly discuss similarities in craftsmanship, planning and tacit knowledge. The film

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Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery – workshop

A workshop in Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery will be run by Juliana Sissons at Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham. The session accompanies works by Rhian Solomon that are exhibited as part of The Crafts Councils touring exhibition Block Party

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Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery – workshop

A workshop in Pattern Cutting inspired by Plastic Surgery will be run by Juliana Sissons at Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham. The session accompanies works by Rhian Solomon that are exhibited as part of The Crafts Councils touring exhibition Block Party

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sKINship talk in Materials Innovation at The V&A

On Tuesday 17th Sept (10.30) as part of The Arts Foundation’s, Materials Innovation talk, Rhian will be delivering research to date on how materials inform collaborative practices, with reference to the sKINship project. Rhian will be speaking alongside Liz Ciokajlo

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sKINship talk in Materials Innovation at The V&A

On Tuesday 17th Sept (10.30) as part of The Arts Foundation’s, Materials Innovation talk, Rhian will be delivering research to date on how materials inform collaborative practices, with reference to the sKINship project. Rhian will be speaking alongside Liz Ciokajlo

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Pattern Cutting with Plastic Surgeons

On Saturday 21st Sept, Juliana Sissons will be delivering a workshop in pattern cutting to consultant plastic surgeons of St Thomas’ Hospital, London. The sKINship team will be looking for both similarities and differences between the processes of reconstructive plastic

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Pattern Cutting with Plastic Surgeons

On Saturday 21st Sept, Juliana Sissons will be delivering a workshop in pattern cutting to consultant plastic surgeons of St Thomas’ Hospital, London. The sKINship team will be looking for both similarities and differences between the processes of reconstructive plastic

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sKINship at BAPRAS Summer meeting

sKINship will be hosting a lunchtime event as part of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons annual Summer meeting on Thursday 20th June. Rhian Solomon, Juliana Sissons and Sarah Pape will each be introducing their research to

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sKINship at BAPRAS Summer meeting

sKINship will be hosting a lunchtime event as part of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons annual Summer meeting on Thursday 20th June. Rhian Solomon, Juliana Sissons and Sarah Pape will each be introducing their research to

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sKINship at Secret Cinema

sKINship was recently invited by Guerilla Science, partners to Secret Cinema, to design an event as part of the recent ‘secret’ viewings of the classic film Brazil. We devised a plastic surgery training school in which participants were taught to

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sKINship at Secret Cinema

sKINship was recently invited by Guerilla Science, partners to Secret Cinema, to design an event as part of the recent ‘secret’ viewings of the classic film Brazil. We devised a plastic surgery training school in which participants were taught to

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Fashion Surgery

As part of the sKINship research project, collaborator Juliana Sissons has been developing a series of toiles for garments inspired by Plastic Surgery cutting techniques. These techniques have created  experimental silhouettes of shape and interesting shifts in grain line and seams.

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Fashion Surgery

As part of the sKINship research project, collaborator Juliana Sissons has been developing a series of toiles for garments inspired by Plastic Surgery cutting techniques. These techniques have created  experimental silhouettes of shape and interesting shifts in grain line and seams.

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sKINship at Kingston University

Rhian Solomon will be speaking alongside Amy Congdon  and Jane Wildgoose as part of the forthcoming Colloquium seminars. Craftsmanship Reconsidered:Framing, Coding, Cutting and Unveiling. This will be held at Kingston University on May 1st 2013.

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sKINship at Kingston University

Rhian Solomon will be speaking alongside Amy Congdon  and Jane Wildgoose as part of the forthcoming Colloquium seminars. Craftsmanship Reconsidered:Framing, Coding, Cutting and Unveiling. This will be held at Kingston University on May 1st 2013.

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Funding awarded to sKINship

The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons have kindly awarded sKINship with a grant enabling us to pursue a number of projects this year. The funds will be used to create a film about the stark similarities between

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Funding awarded to sKINship

The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons have kindly awarded sKINship with a grant enabling us to pursue a number of projects this year. The funds will be used to create a film about the stark similarities between

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