Posts Tagged 'fiber art'

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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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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Textiles Highlights of the 2017 Armory Show

The Armory Show is a renowned art fair, used to showcase emerging artists and display popular visuals of the 20th and 21st century. – Photo Courtesy of The Armory- The first Armory Show, presented by the Association of American Painters and

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Textiles Highlights of the 2017 Armory Show

The Armory Show is a renowned art fair, used to showcase emerging artists and display popular visuals of the 20th and 21st century. – Photo Courtesy of The Armory- The first Armory Show, presented by the Association of American Painters and

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March Fiber Art Picks!

                                                         Photo courtesy of SPRING/BREAK SPRING/BREAK Art Show Mar 1 – 6, 2017

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March Fiber Art Picks!

                                                         Photo courtesy of SPRING/BREAK SPRING/BREAK Art Show Mar 1 – 6, 2017

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Textile Framework: A New Investigation into Contemporary Textile Art

Today marks the launch of Textile Framework, an online resource dedicated to contextualizing work being done in the contemporary textile world. During my internship at TAC, I came up with the idea to create an online archive that acts to

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Textile Framework: A New Investigation into Contemporary Textile Art

Today marks the launch of Textile Framework, an online resource dedicated to contextualizing work being done in the contemporary textile world. During my internship at TAC, I came up with the idea to create an online archive that acts to

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February Fiber Art Picks!

Events + Talks:   Left to right: Sheila Pepe – Photo by Rachel Stern; niv Acosta – Photo by Amos Mac; LJ Roberts (Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York)   Queer Art at the Edge  Museum of

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February Fiber Art Picks!

Events + Talks:   Left to right: Sheila Pepe – Photo by Rachel Stern; niv Acosta – Photo by Amos Mac; LJ Roberts (Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York)   Queer Art at the Edge  Museum of

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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Work in Progress: Tachi Tachi

We have loved hosting Tachi Tachi as our Work in Progress residents for the months of September and October. The brainchild of AIR cycle 6 alums, Anne-Marie Lavigne and Hannah Schultz, Tachi Tachi creates bold, color-changing textiles for home and

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Work in Progress: Tachi Tachi

We have loved hosting Tachi Tachi as our Work in Progress residents for the months of September and October. The brainchild of AIR cycle 6 alums, Anne-Marie Lavigne and Hannah Schultz, Tachi Tachi creates bold, color-changing textiles for home and

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