Author Archives: Laura Erazo Santanilla

Following Threads: Interview with Whitney Crutchfield, AIR Cycle 1

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to meet with one of our first AIR residents, Whitney Crutchfield. She received me in her Brooklyn studio, and we talked about her career after AIR , her own business, We Gather, and her

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Following Threads: Interview with Whitney Crutchfield, AIR Cycle 1

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to meet with one of our first AIR residents, Whitney Crutchfield. She received me in her Brooklyn studio, and we talked about her career after AIR , her own business, We Gather, and her

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Work in Progress: Diedre Brown

September is here, and so is our Work in Progress (WIP) resident! We are delighted to have Diedre Brown for this month while she works on her project, ‘Wild Crochet.’ This project began with the inquiry: ”If it were possible to

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Work in Progress: Diedre Brown

September is here, and so is our Work in Progress (WIP) resident! We are delighted to have Diedre Brown for this month while she works on her project, ‘Wild Crochet.’ This project began with the inquiry: ”If it were possible to

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September Fiber Art Picks!

  TM. “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field.” Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Cycle 1: LJ Roberts, and Sarah Zapata August 22-October 15, 2017   In what could be understood as micro-residencies, the Museum of Arts and Design

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September Fiber Art Picks!

  TM. “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field.” Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Cycle 1: LJ Roberts, and Sarah Zapata August 22-October 15, 2017   In what could be understood as micro-residencies, the Museum of Arts and Design

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Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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August Textile Art Picks!

“Lumen” by Jenny Sabin Studio MoMA PS1 Through September 4, 2017   As this year’s Young Architects Program winner, Jenny Sabin studio created an immersive and interactive installation to inhabit the courtyard of MoMA PS1 for Summer 2017, offering visitors

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August Textile Art Picks!

“Lumen” by Jenny Sabin Studio MoMA PS1 Through September 4, 2017   As this year’s Young Architects Program winner, Jenny Sabin studio created an immersive and interactive installation to inhabit the courtyard of MoMA PS1 for Summer 2017, offering visitors

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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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Velvet Conquest

What do Napoleon Bonaparte and a 90s rock band have in common?  From runways to department stores, museums to living rooms, if you look closely it seems like velvet took silently, and softly, over the world. Dresses, jackets, trousers, shoes,

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Velvet Conquest

What do Napoleon Bonaparte and a 90s rock band have in common?  From runways to department stores, museums to living rooms, if you look closely it seems like velvet took silently, and softly, over the world. Dresses, jackets, trousers, shoes,

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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