Tension[s] 2020 Tamworth Textile Triennial


20 November – 13 February | Gallery 1

Tamworth Textile Triennial Performance, Interaction and Material Futures


Tamworth Textile Triennial, held every three years, showcases the best of textile art from across the country, attracting artist participation from all states in Australia. Tension[s] 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial has been curated by Vic McEwan creating an important record of the changing nature and progress of textile practice from a national perspective. Tension[s] 2020: Tamworth Textile Triennial acknowledges that the world has long been a place under various tension[s], both harmonious and dissonant. In order to bear witness to, contribute to and respond to these tensions, the triennial will focus on the future of people and place through textile as a material and human experience as materiality.



image: Yinarr Maramali, Weaving Warrabah, 2019 (Short Neck Turtle) Lomandra, water vine, 1400 x 920 x 10 mm. Photography: Miranda Heckenberg.







  • Friday, 20 November 2020 | 09:00 AM - Saturday, 13 February 2021 | 05:00 PM