Antigone: walkthrough with Wells Fray-Smith | London

9 March 2023 



Join us for an exhibition walkthrough of 'Antigone: Women in Fibre Art' led by Barbican Centre curator Wells Fray-Smith.


Fray-Smith will introduce the canonical works of textile pioneers Magdalena Abakanowicz, Jagoda Buic, Ewa Pachucka and Barbara Levittoux-Świderska. Contemporary fibre artists Egle Jauncems and Anna Perach will also introduce their own practice. 


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Wells Fray-Smith is a London-based writer and curator, currently holding the position of curator at the Barbican Centre. Before that, she held curatorial positions at Whitechapel Gallery, Pace Gallery as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Projects at Whitechapel include The London Open (2022); Emma Talbot: The Age (2022), Nocturnal Creatures (2021); Helen Cammock: Che si puó fare and SenseSound Sound Sense (2019). She was research assistant for Basquiat: Boom For Real at the Barbican Art Gallery (2017) and has contributed catalogue essays on artists Emma Talbot (2022), Secundino Hernández (2022), Daniel Rich (2022), Tess Jaray (2022), Prabhavathi Meppayil (2022) and Fabienne Verdier (2020).