Vanessa Lam
Vanessa Lam
Vanessa Lam
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Vanessa Lam is a visual artist working with knitted techniques and structural forms. By using unconventional materials in combination with traditional machine knitting techniques, she develops unique three-dimensional structures. 


Due to her innovative approach to knitting, each piece begins as an experiment investigating natural reactions between materials and techniques. In this way, her work often reflects or associates with shapes and forms found in nature. We see this with Perspicuum, with its beautiful twisting forms evoking images of flora and natural structures, with a sense of surreal familiarity. The delicate yet structured forms of the pieces creating a dramatic and poetic visual effect. 


Some of her previous installations have acted as an aid to improving the emotional wellbeing of individuals in busy public spaces using her art to calm the space. Vanessa challenges the traditional craft of knitting and transforms spaces. 


In the increasingly fast-moving environment we live in, we often overlook the everyday nature that surrounds us. This piece attempts to prompt the importance of nature by creating something unknown yet strangely familiar. This unique series of intricate structures investigate organic life forms whilst acting as a refuge for individuals who seek comfort in public spaces.

Vanessa Lam

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Weave a Scarf
Weave a Scarf

Saturday 5th September 2020

10am - 4pm

Join Jessamy and Sofia from Lazykate Textiles to weave a scarf on a rigid heddle loom using luxurious hand dyed yarns. You can even choose your own colours! 

Textiles Collage
Textiles Collage

Friday 16th and Friday 23rd October 1pm -4pm

6 hour workshop, spread over two 3 hour sessions.

Learn how to create a beautiful textile painting with the artist and maker Beverley Saville.  In this 6 hour workshop, spread over two 3 hour sessions Beverley will demonstrate the techniques she uses in her own work including collaging fabric, adding detail with paint and ink and enhancing with stitch. 

There will be plenty of opportunities to get hands on and ask questions.  The workshops are suitable for beginners and those with some experience wishing to try something new.  All materials needed will be provided, although you are welcome to bring your own fabric scraps, threads and inspirational pictures to add that personal touch.

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EDEN TEAROOM & GALLERIES, COURSE LANE, NEWBURGH, WIGAN, LANCASHIRE WN8 7UB