The Selkie : Finland

The Selkie : Finland

A Collaborative Craft Installation

Imogen Di Sapia : Textiles & Elaine Bolt : Ceramics

23.02.19 – 03.03.19

Lokal +

Annankatu 11



Weaver Imogen Di Sapia & Ceramicist Elaine Bolt join forces to craft a collaborative one-week show at Lokal +; the exhibition satellite space of Finnish craft gallery Lokal Helsinki.

A conversation developed between the Brighton-based craftswomen in late 2018 discussing the possibility of an artistic collaboration, which combined their mutual love of raw materials, texture, process and storytelling.

The works exhibited at Lokal + will be the result of an exploration process of materials used by both makers; Imogen favouring textured raw wools, wild silks and rustic linens, and Elaine working with hand-dug river clay, lichens and wooden elements in her practice.

Sharing, exploring and conversing with one-another’s materials, these makers will share the resulting works as an installation, which represents a conversation within contemporary crafts; exploring material practice, narratives in object making, and the use of local raw elements to create artistic works.

For more information on the artists and gallery, please see their respective websites and Instagram pages;

Imogen Di Sapia


Elaine Bolt


Lokal Helsinki


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