BOATYARD ~ An Clos mBad

The art of Irish boat building embodies resilience, defiance and survival. The Boatyard: An Clos mBad is Anne Tilby’s shrine to the unknown fishermen and craftsmen who lived their lives by the sea. Exhibited at Bantry House, Bantry Bay in  West Cork  July  2018,  The exhibition includes a 100 year...

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

Climate Change demonstration central London  30/11/2015 : Cities and people around the world unite as the governments are finally responding to people pressure. Families came  in droves and costume with spirit, singing, shouting, sculptures, puppets, drums, music, signs and banners!  Avaaz, 60 degrees, Vivienne Westwood  and more. Together we need...

DRUNKEN FOREST

When trekking in the Italian Alps near the Stelvio Glacier earlier this year ( June 2015), we followed similar routes taken 30 and 40 years ago during winter. Spring and Summer  this beautiful and wild area is laced with a myriad of wild Rhododendri, Stella Bianci, Violetta, pink, orange, yellow...

TRASH:TIVISM AT SCIENCE MUSEUM

Yes - we were trashing in the basement at Science Museum Late Event – theme Hedonism, by the Rubbish Show ...only the of classiest venues and spec’s ! High volume?   more than 5000 visitors that evening!  Eclectic enthusiastic young people pouring in, participated and got making, with our pile of...

WILD TING! short video trailer

Now a neater compilation of Sex, Clogs & Rock 'n' Roll TORTURED SOLES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5n17ALZ2i8&feature=youtu.be    

Alternative uses for the redundant shoe…

A tribute to Bertie Bassett: classic designer sweeties ! Spanish photo-journalist Amaia Porteiro, has written a piece "When Shoes are Mirrors".  Amaia is based in Barcelona. Thank you Amaia. Accessorise !  The Sugar Shoe: a great mobile  or vibrator holder... I can feel another opera coming on : "THE MAGIC BOOT"...

BAD BEHAVIOUR

peggy shoe by anne tilby

Opening Thursday 10th October   2013  BAD BEHAVIOUR   shots and press here! a  group exhibition and activities at Brixton East, 100 Barrington Rd, Brixton, London Sw9 7JF. Open Friday 11th  'til Saturday 19th October 11am – 6pm Art  attriuted to a music track  in a restored factory space, Brixton East...

LOST SOLES & RIFF RAFF

Shoe Guru Tilby is back in town TORTURED SOLES collaborates with LOST SOLES & RIFF-RAFF THEATRE Covent Garden as part of the London Design Festival 2013 Join us at 38 Earlham Street  London WC2H 9LH Exhibition and events run from the evening of 14-20th September: Gallery noon til 6pm and theatre:...

WICK : TORTURED SOLES 28/6/2013

This front image of the hob nail boot is from a Museum of the Clearances.  Amazing histories and objects worthy of another blog ! As far north as we have ever been in Scotland  -  Tilby's  Tortured Soles are currently showing at Lyth  Art Centre, curated by William Williamson until...

YOU TUBE watch TORTURED SOLES DVD

Following two foot operations  Anne Tilby created a new shoe collection. Revenge on the shoe. TORTURED SOLES. http://youtu.be/Qiu8c6DuyKc The exhibition is at 23AFrith Street London W1 until 16th June 2013, then TORTURED SOLES  occupies BOOKARTBOOKSHOP  playing "shoe shop" from 6 to 28 July BOOKARTBOOKSHOP   17 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 Simultaneously...