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“Continuum” at the Alberta Craft Council

Translator A three-panel work Frequency will be included in Continuum, an exhibition exploring “…the creative exchange of teaching and learning.”  The exhibition runs from July 12, to September 27 in the Feature Gallery at the Alberta Craft Council in Edmonton, Alberta … Continue reading

16. June 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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New work posted to my website

Translator I’ve just posted new documentation of Noise and Codex series to my website.

22. April 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Artist Talk | NEW time and location

Translator The School of Craft + Emerging Media Presents Artist Talk by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Monday, March 31 in room 532 at 1230 pm Mackenzie will be speaking about his current research and Frequency, a recent exhibition of hand woven textiles in … Continue reading

27. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Events coming up at ACAD

Translator I am involved in a variety of events coming up at ACAD in the next few weeks… TOMORROW MARCH 19, I will be presenting on some of my current research along with my colleague Jennifer Salahub as part of … Continue reading

18. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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“How old did he say this shop is?” | Nara part 2

Translator After paying a visit to the Daibutsu we walked uphill towards Nigatsudo Hall where they were preparing for Omizutori, a series of Buddhist repentance rituals performed yearly for the past 1250 years. Temporary bamboo fencing was being expertly rigged … Continue reading

09. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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GalleryGallery’s Showcase Gallery

Translator Next to the GalleryGallery main space are two rooms with approximately 100 showcases featuring small works created by internationally renowned Japanese masters and emerging artists and designers. This is the Showcase Gallery. For someone interested in Japanese textile art … Continue reading

07. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ありがとうございました

Translator Frequency closes today (In Japan it is March 8 already) and I thought the best way to mark the end of the exhibition would be with a BIG thank you to gallery director Keiko Kawashima. Thank you Keiko-san for … Continue reading

07. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Visiting Jun Tomita’s Studio

TranslatorA few days after the opening reception for Frequency, I had the opportunity to visit textile artist Jun Tomita’s studio. This visit was instigated by felt artist and one-woman Kyoto welcome wagoneer Jorie Johnson (thank you Jorie!), who accompanied Kristofer and I into the … Continue reading

07. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Frequency | exhibition images

TranslatorSoon Kris and I will be leaving Kyoto and cannot believe we have already been here for almost two weeks! I am trying to catch up on posts and will be posting more over the next couple days. In the … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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切り、、、結ぶ | Nobuko Hiroi

Translator On Sunday, I visited Nobuko Hiroi at Gallery Keifu to see her exhibition 切り、、、結ぶ (Cut , , , Tie). Proving that the world of textile artists is a bit like pleated cloth, Nobuko and I realized we both know Naoko Furue, … Continue reading

26. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Frequency | Opening reception

Translator Last night Keiko Kawashima hosted a reception for Frequency at GalleryGallery. In a single evening I met some of Japan’s most respected, international textile artists and reconnected with a few I met on my last trip to Kyoto. The … Continue reading

22. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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More images of installation

TranslatorKris and I finished most of the installation of Frequency yesterday. I am showing work in two separate spaces; the GalleryGallery main space and GalleryEX. Here are a few more images from the installation. The entire install took only five hours (thank … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Setting up

Translator More soon…

20. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Gardens, museums and a room with a view

TranslatorSpent today in Tokyo checking out the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace. Owing to a recent snow and ice storm branches littered the grounds, but it was still a beautiful (if chilly) walk. We are very early to expect … Continue reading

18. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Codex 1 and 2

TranslatorCodex 1 and 2 (seen below) are featured in In the making, curated by Diana Sherlock for the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at ACAD. I will be posting more images of this work to my website soon, but wanted to share these images taken by … Continue reading

10. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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