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ArtClothText | Best of 2011

Translator2011 was a busy year on ArtClothText and I was hard-pressed to pull only a few highlights to share with you this New Year’s Eve. I suppose a good place to start would be Studio Practice, a series of posts … Continue reading

31. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Rachel Miller’s environmental patterns

Translator My work is a life cycle: spiritual and physical. In turn, I choose materials that specifically have a life cycle. I use materials that can biodegrade, because it is about life cycle. Its journey of transformation reflects what I … Continue reading

25. October 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Elis Vermeulen | Global Burrows in Ireland

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30. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Fashioning Self and the Environment

TranslatorFashioning Self and the Environment | An Earth Day Open House at the Textile Arts Center 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York Environmental fiber artist Abigail Doan and the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn are teaming up to present an … Continue reading

12. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Elis Vermeulen | Global burrows

Translator A work in progress… More about global burrows…

10. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Abigail Doan

Translator I am not sure if I want to admit that as a 45-year-old artist I do not currently have a full-fledged studio. I live between the States, Eastern Europe, and a farmhouse undergoing restoration in Italy, and consequently my … Continue reading

14. February 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Catie Newell | Salvaged Landscape

Translator Catie Newell’s installation “Salvaged Landscape” reclaims the charred remains of a building destroyed by arson, transforming a site of despair into one of optimism and hope. Newell is an architect and artist member of Imagination Station… …a new nonprofit … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Laura Vickerson | Chateau Mathieu Project

Translator Chateau Mathieu, a private residence in Normandy, France was built in the latter part of the 18th century.  In June of 2009, I and five other colleagues had the opportunity to work at the chateau in a two-week experimental … Continue reading

18. August 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Bottling the Sky

Translator “Bottle the Sky” was an event held on the banks the Bow River in downtown Calgary, Alberta as part of the Choose Yer Own Festival… …a festival based on sweet adventure, and built around a love for Calgary and the … Continue reading

09. August 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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New Arts Group | Art in Nature

TranslatorAtefeh Khas, (one of the artists in the ongoing exhibition (Re)Fashioning Fibre)  is a member of New Arts Group, a collective of Iranian artists working in a variety of media including performance, environmental art and photography. Collaborative projects between members … Continue reading

26. July 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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dyeing in the sun…

Translator I have just set a few jars in the sun to extract dye from walnut hulls and two Japanese dyes (names coming soon…) I purchased on my recent trip to Japan. I am experimenting with solar-extraction of dyes in … Continue reading

23. July 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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(Re)Fashioning Fiber opens May 20

Translator Environmental artist and textile writer, Abigail Doan, announces the upcoming exhibit, (Re)Fashioning Fiber opening at Tribeca’s Green Spaces NY on Thursday, May 20, 2010 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Doan curated this group exhibition as an opportunity to examine new ways of … Continue reading

10. May 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Atefeh Khas + Tara Goodarzy | Eco Craft

Translator Iranian artists Atefeh Khas and Tara Goodarzy will participate in the upcoming group exhibition curated by Abigail Doan for GreenSpaces NY in TriBeCa called (Re)Fashioning Fiber. These are images of their project “Flower for the Nature” VIA Abigail Doan

23. April 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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John Grade | Bloom: The Elephant Bed

Translator Bloom: The Elephant Bed Install from Ian Gill on Vimeo. Inspired by natural cycles of creation and destruction, John Grade’s abstract sculptures reference the formation and erosion of landscape. Bloom: The Elephant Bed reflects the artist’s fascination with microscopic … Continue reading

05. November 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Craft as Eco-Agency, Abigail Doan on Poplar ArtCraft

TranslatorYou are invited to view Craft as Eco-Agency, a new online exhibition in gallery1 at Poplar ArtCraft. New York artist Abigail Doan creates “…tactile maps, floating topographies, and in situ souvenirs that highlight the delicate nature of our environs via … Continue reading

10. May 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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