16 — 24 Sept 2023
Craft, Industrial & Product Design, Interiors & Furniture, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Art / Collectibles
11:11 is an exhibition of design and craft excellence that will showcase the works of 11 leading, established UK based artists and designers, alongside 11 emerging, up-and-coming creative practitioners from Southwark and the surrounding areas of south London.
A Rum Fellow, Alice Adler, Alison Crowther, Carl Koch, Charlotte Kingsnorth, Daniel Schofield, Dominic McHenry, Grain & Knot, Jacob Marks, Jan Hendzel Studio, Mariangel Talamas Leal, Martino Gamper, Moss, Novocastrian, Sedilia, Silje Loa, Simone Brewster, Söder Studio, Raw Edges, Unu Sohn, William Waterhouse and Woo Jin Joo. 11:11 is an exhibition of design and craft excellence that will showcase the works of 11 leading, established UK based artists and designers, alongside 11 emerging, up-and-coming creative practitioners from Southwark and the surrounding areas of south London. Curated by Jan Hendzel Studio for Staffordshire St, the exhibition will run throughout the 2023 London Design Festival as part of the Southwark Design District, from the 14th - 24th September. The exhibition takes its name from New Age and numerological beliefs, where 11:11 is seen as a special set of numbers rooted in synchronicity, chance, new beginnings and opportunities for growth. The 11 emerging creative practitioners have been selected from an open call, each one being chosen by one of the 11 established exhibiting artists and designers. The resulting 22 (11:11) exhibitors will then show their work in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition, offering a platform for up-and-coming talent to show their work alongside leading artists and designers to a global audience. The 11 established designers participating in the exhibition are A Rum Fellow, Alison Crowther, Charlotte Kingsnorth, Daniel Schofield, Grain & Knot, Jan Hendzel Studio, Martino Gamper, Novocastrian, Raw Edges, Sedilia, Simone Brewster and Raw Edges. The 11 emerging designers are Alice Adler, Carl Koch, Dominic McHenry, Jacob Marks, Mariangel Talamas Leal, Moss, Silje Loa, Söder Studio, Unu Sohn, William Waterhouse and Woo Jin Joo. Events include: Thursday 14th September 6pm-9pm Opening Saturday 16th September 11am-2pm Craft Forward Knitting Workshop, family friendly. Wednesday 20th September 7-9pm Panel Discussion: Chance and synchronicity in design Jan Hendzel will be joined by exhibiting designers Alice Adler, Charlotte Kingsnorth and William Waterhouse to discuss the key themes of 11:11, exploring how change and synchronicity act as catalysts for creativity and collaboration in the design industry. Speakers will weave together their personal experiences of how chance has directly impacted their creative path and success. Thursday 21st September 7-9pm Open Late : Meet the designers Saturday 23rd September 11am-1pm Material Matters Workshop : Crafting Chance A participatory session exploring how 11:11 artist Woo Jin Joo's practice explores chance in design, through imagination and embroidery. free or PWYC. For event sign up and more information, visit: https://www.staffordshirest.com/janhendzel