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Previous Exhibitions and Events

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Re-embroidering Blackwork: an unstitched coif & other works
Toni Buckby

Open: Tue 19 - Sat 23 Dec, 12-6pm
Launch Event: Tue 19 Dec, 6-8pm
Bloc Projects, 71 Eyre Lane, Sheffield, S1 4RB

Re-embroidering Blackwork is the culmination of a 5 year Ph.D research project by artist and embroiderer Toni Buckby. Working with the collection of 16th century blackwork embroideries held at the Victoria & Albert Museum (London), Toni has be exploring questions of decay, loss, fragility, and reconstruction within and beyond the museum archive. Re-embroidering Blackwork will present selected pieces from Toni’s studio research practice alongside several final works, including the first complete presentation of “an unstitched coif…”, a collective embroidery project undertaken by over 130 needleworkers in 2023.

Toni Buckby is a Sheffield based artist working with fine hand embroidery, weaving, drawing, diy electronics, coding, and acts of collective making. Her work explores ideas of skilled practice, the value of labour, the visibility of authorship, and the creation and accessibility of practical knowledge.

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TCH23
Group Open Exhibition

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Staithes Exhibition

27th-29th August 2022

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Staithes Art and Heritage Festival

7th and 8th September 2019

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Huguenots of Spitalfields - Skills of the Huguenots Family Day

20th October 2018

Take any skill, bookbinding, clockmaking, silversmithing, banking, science, medicine, cartography - and you will find the legacy of the remarkable Huguenots.  Skills of the Huguenots Day celebrates contemporary interpretations of these talents.
I was exhibiting all day demonstrating hand embroidery skills at Christ Church Hall, Christ Church Spitalfields, Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 and Hanbury Hall, 22 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR  11am - 4pm

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Staithes Art and Heritage Festival

7th - 9th September 2018

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A Year At The Museum

Tudor House Museum, Worcester

The cumulation of a residency at the museum exploring and interpreting the varied history of the building.
Each piece of the exhibtion represents a month of my residency at the museum and a different era of the museum's history.

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