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‘Trails of Thread’: Exhibition inside the ‘Adain Avion’ – The Mobile Arts Space Plane

The ‘Trails of Thread’ installation consists of artwork created during a series of Workshop sessions run by Llandudno based artist Wendy Couling. Working with the Textile-based group ‘Serentex’, including members of the Embroiderers Guild, and also a series of Masterclass sessions with members of the community. Using Wendy’s own work on perspex and aluminium as a starting point, the artwork is based on the participant’s collection of memories of Llandudno, and thus builds a connection between the fuselage of Adain Avion and the local landscape.

I was thrilled to be a part of the exhibition initially housed inside the DC plane that was the centrepiece of the Adain Avion project. The exhibition only lasted two hours and I was on hand to help with the install and take down, alongside our other studio-mates Gerallt and Toni. The exhibition then moved onto Mostyn Gallery where it will hang for two weeks [until July 25th].

Part of the London 2012 FestivalAdain Avion is one of 12 London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Artists taking the lead commissions to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in creative ways across the UK, and has been funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council of Wales. Adain Avion is Curated and Directed by Marc Rees, co-produced by Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University and receives additional funding from: Major Events Unit, Welsh Government; City and County of Swansea; Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Conwy Borough Council.

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About Barry Morris [Badge]

I'm a painter, print maker and draughtsman. I was christened 'Badge' back in school of reasons unknown and I adopted it as an alias for my artwork when I started college. My Mother tends to call me by my real name: Barry Morris. I’ve always had trouble sleeping and as a child I was plagued by nightmares. Insomnia has led to an inability to tell dream and reality apart. As I got older the nightmares stopped but the insomnia didn’t. I find myself constantly thinking and unable to switch off. My work is driven by a compulsion to draw and an attempt to recreate the contents of my head and try to make sense of it. I mix my own personal memories, experiences and fears together with visions from my nightmares, images culled from popular culture, music, literature, and my current obsessions, theories and ideas. Anatomy and Fear are two of my biggest inspirations; my fascination with them manifests itself in the vast majority of my work.

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