Posts Tagged 'weaving'

TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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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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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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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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AIR Interview: Rebekah Bassen

Rebekah Bassen, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with the combination of monofilament and heavy wool yarn to create tubular double cloth structures. She has been working a lot with light and how it can interact

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AIR Interview: Rebekah Bassen

Rebekah Bassen, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with the combination of monofilament and heavy wool yarn to create tubular double cloth structures. She has been working a lot with light and how it can interact

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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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AIR Interview: Andrew Boos

Andrew Boos, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has spent the last 9 months creating beautiful and monumental tapestry weavings. The content of his work looks to the future as a way to improve the present. He seeks to

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AIR Interview: Andrew Boos

Andrew Boos, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has spent the last 9 months creating beautiful and monumental tapestry weavings. The content of his work looks to the future as a way to improve the present. He seeks to

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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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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