An Artist Talk and workshop with Pirjo Seddiki, Sirpa Mörsky and Ruth Osborne, who will be sharing the ‘story’ of initiating collaborative interchange between makers and practitioners in Finland and Northern Ireland. 

10am-12.30pm: Informal Presentations  

  • Introducing an art, design and craft liaison between Creative Peninsula and Tampere, a city, representing Finnish textile heritage, that also stages an Open Studio festival. 

  • Showing creative outputs from the current interchange between Finnish artist, Pirjo Seddiki, and Creative Peninsula’s textile artist, Ruth Osborne.  

  • Sharing sustainable ways forward in fibre-led textile innovation – through Sirpa Mörsky and Jane McCann’s investigation into Finland’s emerging biomaterials.  

1.30pm-4pm: Informal Practical Experimentation 

For those who wish to stay on - bringing sketch books and media of their choice – to take inspiration form studio space on the edge of a beach - to experiment with techniques and applications aided by textile-oriented art/design/craft practitioners.  

Artist Own Studio Event

For full details and to book, please contact the artist directly.

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Dates and times
Jane McCann


Please bring a packed lunch and materials if staying for the workshop.

Facilitated by
Jane McCann Ruth Osborne Shirpa Mörsky Pirjo Seddiki

Adults / All levels

Getting to Artist Own Studio Workshop: Creating Nordic Interchange

Jane McCann

Address provided on booking
BT21 0PQ
United Kingdom