Josh Faught "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" (detail) 2017

Blog Post Tag: Weaving

“The Interrupted Beauties” by Farnaz Jahani

November 20, 2017 9:00 am

Farnaz Jahani (originally from Tehran, Iran) recently received her MFA in Illustration and Fibers from Savannah College of Art and Design, and just became a member of SDA! Jahani joined SDA to continue to be active and stay updated on various methods and techniques designers utilize to treat a surface in a special way. This

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Warp & Weft

November 3, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup is for all our weavers out there–with articles ranging from traditional to contemporary practices, processes, and political statements. 1) “The History of Ikat” by Anna Hoffman expores the trendiness and history of ikat and its origins from Southeast Asia, to South America, to the Middle East and beyond (via Apartment

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Geometry (Nature + Tech)

October 27, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features a mix of artists, exhibitions, and projects that deal with patterns and geometry in either natural or high-tech ways. 1) MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group has created a system to fold materials into various origami shapes when inflated, turning specifically designed paper, plastic, and fabric into representations of

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