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HUG Installation – Heckmondwike

June 12, 2021 - June 27, 2021

Artists Adrian & Annabel will be embracing Kirklees in a visual hug, weaving the words of local residents into fences across the district.

Using words from local residents, and fabric off-cuts donated by local businesses Fabworks and Skopos, town centre fencing will become a visual embrace displaying the thoughts of local people.

Would you like to suggest some words for them to use? What have you missed the most? Who were you longing to hug? How did it feel to finally give them a squeeze?

The words and patterns created by weaving fabric into the fences will be focussed on our collective longing for the togetherness we have sorely missed through the covid pandemic.

Following our Outdoor Weaving Workshop on Saturday 12th June, visit Algernon Firth Park to see woven artworks installed on fences across the park. The installation will be in-situ until the end of the festival on Sunday 27th June.

Click for more information on the HUG weaving workshop, and installations/demonstrations in Cleckheaton and Dewsbury.


June 12, 2021
June 27, 2021
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Algenon Firth Park
Heckmondwike, WF160HH United Kingdom + Google Map

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