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

Blog Post Tag: Friday Fibers Roundup

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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Friday Fibers Roundup: Practice and Process

December 15, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup looks at the behind-the-scenes ways artists, craftspeople, and designers create their work. 1) “The Invention of Modern Color: Synthetic Dyes” is Susan Clark’s recent TED Talk where she explores the origins of where our synthetic dyes came from (via Explore Fiber). 2) South African artist Marsi van de Heuvel creates

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Stitched Together

December 8, 2017 9:00 am

Our Friday Fibers Roundup for this week spotlights a variety of artists working with traditional and non-traditional forms of embroidery and stitching to create works that are both conceptual and visually enticing. 1) This video shows the amazingly squishy and mesmerizing sculptures by Chilean artist Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia (via Explore Fiber). 2) “Knotted Thread

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