1. showing the signs of extensive use or wear. “a well-worn leather armchair”
2. (of a phrase, idea, or joke) used or repeated so often that it no longer has interest or significance. “a well-worn theme”
'Well Worn' was a project that sought to challenge established conventions of making, interacting with and exhibiting artworks.
Artists were invited to create new artwork, by distilling their artistic practice into items of clothing or accessories. Through this process, they stepped outside their conventional modes of working but remained united by their considerate approach to working with identity and subjectivities.
Visitors to the exhibition were invited to fully interact with the exhibition of these artist’s newly produced works. Through fostering direct relationships between artworks, audiences and artist practices, Well Worn reched beyond the visual and attempted a divergent language of display.
As part of the exhibition, there was a programed evening of performances: including;