Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting

Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting

Date 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.

Read more at http://www.madmuseum.org/site/c.drKLI1PIIqE/b.1506945/k.3AD7/Radical_Lace__Subversive_Knitting.htm

IMAGE:
Cat Mazza, Knitoscope Screen Shot, 2006
Knitoscope animation software with digital video feed
Screen Capture

REVIEW:
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/27/arts/design/27lace.html?_r=1&ref=design&oref=slogin

 

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