Gwambygine Community Land Artwork

Gwambygine Community Land Artwork

This epic art project sees land artist Elaine Clocherty facilitate a two-piece site specific artwork, both on-site at Gwambygine and in Gallery 152, linking Gwambygine to York town. The art pieces will be created in collaboration with Ballardong Traditional Owners, sisters Audrey Nettle and Tracey Kickett, and will be led by sister Professor Marion Kickett…

Spoon Carving Workshop

Spoon Carving Workshop

Learn to carve and smooth your own wooden spoon with master craftsman Neil Turner. Neil will provide the timber and individual instruction for participants to during this one day workshop on either 9 or 10 October 2021 at the CWA in York. Please note: Pre-booking is essential. This can be done via the website, over…

Signals Sound Laboratory

Signals Sound Laboratory

Signals Sound Laboratory is a sound installation by Perth audiovisual artist Will Axten and French electronic music pioneer Gaëtan Schurrer aka naughtyG. The installation is a vibrant and exotic laboratory scene within which sits an array of data towers, workstations, racks of iconic music synthesisers, and interconnected vintage lab equipment, which blinks, sings and pulses…

Rare Crafts Exhibition

Rare Crafts Exhibition

Gallery 152 presents an exhibition of rare crafts as part of the Rare & Endangered Crafts program, the York festival’s satellite event as part of the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial. Rare Crafts is a group exhibition of artists and artisans working with wood, clay, textiles, leather and ephemera, including Neil Turner, Stewart Scambler, Nien…

Sock Making Demonstrations

Sock Making Demonstrations

York’s very own sock factory has been making socks for over 35 years and the first sock making machine has been operational throughout. Watch this incredible machine in action and see how it contrasts with modern production technology. The sock demonstrations start at 11am and 1:30pm each day and run for 30 minutes. Pre-booking is…