Susan Hotchkis "Rust-rose" (detail) 2016

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Exhibiting Craft

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup looks at various ways institutions, museums, and galleries are exhibiting and talking about fibers & textiles’ inherent craft. 1) The exhibition Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism recently opened at the Phoenix Art Museum (Arizona) and features more than 70 works, including the premiere of a three-story, site-specific work created exclusively

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Geometry in Nature

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup spotlights many different ways artists are integrating nature into the their practice and the natural geometry that nature possesses. 1) These dizzyingly complex installations of unbraided ropes branching out like tree roots are created by Janaina Mello Landini as part of her Ciclotrama series (via Colossal). 2) “Spider Drinks Graphene,

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Forty Year Flashback: Winter 1992

This month’s Forty Year Flashback comes to us from the Winter 1992 edition of Surface Design Journal entitled, “The Computer Age” with the article “Dangerous Love: The Machine, Society, and Art” by Wayne Draznin. It is interesting to see how technology (and our relationship to it) has changed so much over the past couple decades,

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