Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting
Radical Lace & Subversive KnittingDate posted: 2007-01-25 15:51:00
A provocative and timely exhibition of work by international artists (including Cat Mazza, MFA Rensselaer 2005) using fiber in unexpected and unorthodox ways, Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting illuminates a field of creative practice that is fresh, surprising, and engaging. Featuring 27 artists from seven countries, this exhibition will exhibit work that ranges from Althea Merback's microknit garments (1:144 scale) to large-scale, site-specific installations. Artists employ a variety of media, from traditional yarns and laces, to found objects and video, and explore contemporary currents in art practice of socially engaged, participatory work.
Cat Mazza, Knitoscope Screen Shot, 2006
Knitoscope animation software with digital video feed
March 27, 2019 7:00 PM
EMPAC Studio Beta
Documentary filmmaker Irene Lusztig, Associate Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz, will present her recent film Yours in Sisterhood (2018), which uses as source material the archives of Ms. Magazine. Lusztig uses letters to the editor, filming them read by people living in towns and cities across the country where the letters originated.