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Live Weaving by Christabel Balfour at the Barbican

Demonstration,
9 -12 May 10:00 — 21:00
13 May 10:00 — 20:00

Booking Details

Booking not necessary, free

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

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020 7638 8891

Tapestry weaver Christabel Balfour creates a whole rug in the Barbican Shop over five days. Inspired by Yto Barrada’s Barbican exhibition Agadir, Christabel draws from Barrada’s multimedia practice, Moroccan textile traditions and the Barbican’s Brutalist architecture.

The completed rug is displayed in the shop until Sunday 20 May. This live demonstration is part of Make! A Season of Contemporary Craft at the Barbican (Saturday 17 March – Sunday 3 June).

Photo credit: 
Lucie Eleanor

Makers & Partners involved

Barbican Centre