Contemporary Art Exhibition

Faye Power Movement Maps – April 27th – June 21st 2019

Arc’s new exhibition is Faye Power’s ‘Movement Maps’, a collection of studies and collaged narrative maps that record the steps, marks and patterns made by walking and moving through a city. Every zero is a stop, each line represents a step, by recording the habitual routine of urban walking the work celebrates the relationship between a creative practice and the everyday.

Exhibition open Weds-Fri 10:00-16:00 until 16:00 June 21st. Also open alongside April and May’s Monthly Saturday Art Clubs – see Facebook event page for more information. You can also map the sounds and pauses of your own movements at Faye’s Drawing Social!
Faye Power is a textile artist based in Manchester. Her work explores ways of using stitch as a tool for mapping personal experiences and narratives. A love of pattern and the process of creating pattern through drawing, printmaking and stitch is at the heart of Faye’s work, which aims to celebrate the process of making over the production of an outcome or product.
Faye has previously sold and exhibited her work through retail outlets including the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, the Liverpool Design Show, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Exchange Theatre in Manchester. Her homeware and ceramic collections were exhibited at trade events including the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate and Ambiente TALENTS in Frankfurt. Faye has undertaken several private and public commissions including a project with the Millennium Galleries in Sheffield.
Faye has a degree in Textiles and Surface Design from the University of Bolton and an MA in Fashion and Textile Practices from the University of Huddersfield.
Since 2010 she has taught art, textiles and fashion in further and higher education institutions.