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  • Freddie Robins

  • About Freddie Robins WorkInspirationsInvolvement and awardsAdditional information

  • About herBorn 1965, in Hitchin, HertfordshireStudied Constructed Textiles at Middlesex UniversityStudied for a MA in Constructed Textiles at Royal College of ArtHad a daughter in 2004, effecting her working practice

  • 9th September 2005 9th October 2005 the public were able to go into Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ and knit anything for the wedding.Married on 9th October 2005Marriage

  • Craft KillsA response to the airline ban on knitting needles in the post-9/11 era.

  • Crimes of Omission:

    Knitted Homes of Crime

  • Adorn EquipExplores issues of clothing design for disabled peopleArtists work with disabled peopleFreddie Robins worked with Catherine Long and Mat FraserThis exhibition inspired Freddie Robins to make her own miniature projects

  • Odd GlovesHands of good, hands of god{H}armlessOdd sweatersHeadcase

  • CosyFirst major solo exhibitionHeld at three different venuesShowcase of most of her previous workExhibition catalogue called Cosy

  • Freddies InspirationsPatricia Roberts Godmother/Auntie Pam Contemporary issues of a domestic, Gender and human condition. Subverts preconceptions and disrupts the notion of the median being passive and benign.

  • Involvements and AwardsKnit 2 TogetherJoint commission with Mary Little for Sydney LevinsonFinalist on Jerwood applied arts prize 2002 pink cover all jumpsuit

  • Cast OffEstablished in 2000Anyone can attendMeetings are held in different locations each time

    Cast Off believes that knitting can be good for all

  • How she was receivedhideouswonderfully strange is not everyones cup of tea Smith, B. (2004) Never Never Land Selvedge, vol. 05.

  • Body, Nobody, Somebody (solo exhibition) West Norway Museum of Decorative Art Bergen, Norway 3 November 2007 - 13 January 2008 Cloth and Culture Now Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (SCVA) Norwich, Suffolk 29 January - 1 June 2008 -- Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester September - December 2008 -- Touring to Latvia and Japan in 2009 Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting Indiana State Museum Indianapolis, USA 25 April - 24 August 2008

    Forthcoming Events

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