Michelle Stitzlein "Slub Weave - Boucherouite Series" (detail)

Blog Post Tag: Friday Fibers Roundup

Friday Fibers Roundup: Color Abound

January 5, 2018 9:00 am

This is one of our brightest and most colorful Friday Fibers Roundups yet! With articles focusing on the use or history of a wide range of colors. 1) “The Hidden Labor Behind the Luxurious Colors of Purple and Indigo” by Sarah E. Bond explores the history of Tyrian purple, indigo, and other dyes (via Hyperallergic).

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Technology and Sustainable Fashion

December 29, 2017 9:00 am

From sea algae-based flip-flops, to NASA using origami, this week’s Friday Fibers Roundup is looking at all the ways artists and designers are taking traditional ideas and blending with technology to help create a brighter future. 1) Artist and designer Clara Daguin embroiders circuits, luminescent wires, and sensors on her clothes, revealing the poetry of

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Borders

December 22, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features artists who are either pushing borders–conceptually or politically–as well as making work referencing the literal borders around us. 1) “Unraveling a Racist Flag with Sonya Clark” by Cassie Packard spotlights Clark’s recent project in which she invites gallery goers to assist in unraveling a Confederate flag (via Vice). 2)

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