Janice Lessman-Moss "#446" (detail) 2015

Blog Post Tag: African Textiles

Friday Fibers Roundup

February 3, 2017 9:00 am

From open-source protest banners, knitted brain hats in the name of science, and world record-breaking blankets in South Africa, this week’s Friday Fibers Roundup looks at how the fibers and textile is community coming together in these tumultuous times. 1) Stephanie Syjuco (Professor at UC Berkeley) is openly sharing and disseminating her patterns for fabric

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“Mending” – Out Now!

November 30, 2016 9:00 am

Mending is trending in the art world, but mending as a movement to improve our lives has been “hot” since the dawn of humanity. History (of all cultures) provides us with ample success stories—and cautionary tales. What motivates the desire to mend rather than discard? This issue is filled with inspiring examples of artists working

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Friday Fibers Roundup

November 25, 2016 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features some innovative works by multiples artists, a new blog post from Critical Craft Forum, and a recent exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum! 1) MIT researchers have developed a beaver-like fur material in order to help surfers stay warm (via Interesting Engineering). 2) Critical Craft Forum has a new blog

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