Posts Tagged 'crochet'

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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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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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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AIR Interview: Sarah Finkle

Sarah Finkle, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, works with wool roving and natural fibers to create soft and inviting sculptures. Her technique of choice at the moment is crochet, with no hooks or needles, which allows her the

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AIR Interview: Sarah Finkle

Sarah Finkle, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, works with wool roving and natural fibers to create soft and inviting sculptures. Her technique of choice at the moment is crochet, with no hooks or needles, which allows her the

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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Work in Progress: Heidi Hankaniemi

For the month of May, we have loved hosting Heidi Hankaniemi as our Work in Progress resident. Heidi is a Finnish artist based in New York, and her practice incorporates the tactile and the performative, ultimately arriving at a body

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Work in Progress: Heidi Hankaniemi

For the month of May, we have loved hosting Heidi Hankaniemi as our Work in Progress resident. Heidi is a Finnish artist based in New York, and her practice incorporates the tactile and the performative, ultimately arriving at a body

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Work In Progress: Kate O’Brien

Kate O’Brien has been our Work In Progress resident for the month of October, and it has been amazing to witness the transformative and experimental nature of her work.     Kate lives and works between Baltimore and Berlin, where

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Work In Progress: Kate O’Brien

Kate O’Brien has been our Work In Progress resident for the month of October, and it has been amazing to witness the transformative and experimental nature of her work.     Kate lives and works between Baltimore and Berlin, where

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ICA: Fiber Sculpture 1960 – Present

They say ignorance is bliss – and it is. My trip to the Boston ICA was no less enlightening than an epiphany. It not only validated what textiles as an art form could be, but also assured that textiles can,

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ICA: Fiber Sculpture 1960 – Present

They say ignorance is bliss – and it is. My trip to the Boston ICA was no less enlightening than an epiphany. It not only validated what textiles as an art form could be, but also assured that textiles can,

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Josh Faught: Christmas Creep at Lisa Cooley

        In Josh Faught’s latest exhibition, Chistmas Creep, on view at Lisa Cooley, Faught continues his extensive effort to construct woven, knitted, and crocheted sculptures that aim to manipulate fabric as a means of performative language. Particularly interested with

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Josh Faught: Christmas Creep at Lisa Cooley

        In Josh Faught’s latest exhibition, Chistmas Creep, on view at Lisa Cooley, Faught continues his extensive effort to construct woven, knitted, and crocheted sculptures that aim to manipulate fabric as a means of performative language. Particularly interested with

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