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A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

March 20, 20220

I met this gentleman at America Hall in Pinhoe, during a workshop celebrating trees and green spaces. He is looking forward to his 95th birthday in May and had already mapped his…

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Associate Artist Naomi Wright and Art & Energy win Sustainability First Art Prize!

Associate Artist Naomi Wright and Art & Energy win Sustainability First Art Prize!

November 12, 20210

Our Associate Artist Naomi Wright is also a co-founder of Art & Energy CIC, the arts collective that have led the national #mothstoaflame project that has won the Sustainability First…

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Who is our friend Fish Devon?

Who is our friend Fish Devon?

August 24, 20210

Recently we received a nondescript package of deeply meaningful sentiment, it landed in our Significant Seams mailbox. A package of unsolicited elegance, aged and lovely lace with a handwritten letter.…

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Delighted to appoint Erika Cann as our Young Artist in Residence

Delighted to appoint Erika Cann as our Young Artist in Residence

August 23, 20210

We’re delighted to share that we have appointed Erika Cann as our first Kickstarter Young Artist in Residence. Erika recently graduated in Fine Art from Ruskin School of Art, University…

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Textile Art and Activism?

Textile Art and Activism?

December 2, 20200

By Naomi Wright, Artistic Associate, Significant Seams & Art & Energy As freelancers, artists often wear a number of hats, different shapes and sizes to fit the partner organisations and…

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Learning From Experience: The Creative Caregivers In Covid Times

Learning From Experience: The Creative Caregivers In Covid Times

December 2, 20200

By Jessica Liew Like most people, creativity was a lifeline I clung onto very tightly in the pandemic. I never expected that creativity, in this context, would become the subject…

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Participant Perspective, Online vs In-Person

Participant Perspective, Online vs In-Person

October 26, 20200

By Lisa Dillon-Langhorn Before lockdown, I had the privilege of meeting Catherine and Naomi, from Significant Seams, when I attended, in person, the Textiles and Nature course in Crediton, Devon,…

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The Lockdown Blues Project – calling for submissions

The Lockdown Blues Project – calling for submissions

September 8, 20200

A group of academics at the University of Exeter are curating a non-traditional scrapbook as part of a research project about the uncomfortable but important topic of Loneliness. The Lockdown…

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Hidden Barriers around mental health inclusivity

Hidden Barriers around mental health inclusivity

August 23, 20200

  by Catherine West, Artist and Founder, Significant Seams CIC I have led various community quilt projects for more than a decade. In my artistic practice, these are a key…

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