Animation, stop motion and computing have a lot of possibilities and techniques for expressing ideas and stories… Following last posts regarding textiles, I simply got an idea to collect few animated and stop motion films which were designed with the help of knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needlepoint…
Science Project: Temperature by Maggy Rozycki Hiltner
hand-stitched cotton doily, 2005
Last summer Textile Museum of Canada presented Judy Chicago’s When Women Ruled the World, an exhibition covering 40 years of her art practice. Judy Chicago is shown as pioneer in many senses, resolving the stereotypes of female art, textile art, community art…., assaulting century-long models of aesthetics, patriarchal society and men-assigned monumentality.
Would God be Female? by Judy Chicago
Time to learn some new skill in the fields of textile art and electronic geekery for girlz (boyz could jump in, too!)… Learning basics of Electronic Embroidery, LED Robot Embroidery and the usage of LilyPad Arduino with Becky Stern and Diana Eng is gonna be smooth and creative… very cool, geek-ish and chic at the same time…
Photo: Embroidered MRI slices by B. Stern taken from Craftzine (c)
‘Shelter for the Feeling’ is a space installation consisted of sound, lace, fibre-glass bars, foam and canvas. It’s based on personal story of Japanese contemporary artist Akiko Sato exploring her life voyage and the history of Croatian tradition of lace-making.
With the assistance of ten lace-makers from the ‘Lace Makers Association Danica Brosiler’ from Lepoglava she created a portable lace tent that symbolizes home.
Akiko Sato: Shelter for the Feeling (c)