Tag Archives for indigo

On the loom…

Translator Yesterday I began weaving the first three pieces for Frequency, an exhibition scheduled for February 2014 at GalleryGallery in Kyoto, Japan. The warp is composed of alternating dark and light silk threads and the weft a series of ten different … Continue reading

24. July 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Noise 120421

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04. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Noise 1204

Translator The complex surface pattern of this piece was composed using sequences of random integers. The structure and order of the blocks is interrupted by a simple zig-zag weft kasuri pattern dyed with indigo. Noise 1204 is the first in an … Continue reading

11. May 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Shihoko Fukumoto | Indigo is the color of my dreams

Translator Until November 28, the ethereal and sublime indigo-dyed work of Shihoko Fukumoto will be at the Portland Japanese Garden. People of every continent on earth have celebrated the beauty of natural indigo in their art and their textiles for … Continue reading

15. November 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Rowland Ricketts | indigo textiles

Translator Materialized from the soil, rain, and air around them, plants physically embody place. Plants also embody their individual histories, as well as the history of their species and its interactions with humans. Using gathered and cultivated plants as dyes … Continue reading

21. December 2009 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Blue at the Textile Museum in Washington DC

Translator Rowland Ricketts, III, Untitled Noren Partition, 2006. Warp: hemp. Weft: hemp. Stenciled paste resist, indigo dyed. Blue at The Textile Museum, Washington, DCApril 4 to September 18, 2008BLUE explores the creation and meaning of the color blue on textiles … Continue reading

03. July 2008 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Artist Talk at NSCAD University

TranslatorGasali Adeyemo, a Textile Artist from Nigeria, will give a talk about his work, his culture and its history on Wednesday, October 31 at NOON in the weaving seminar room H240 at NSCAD University. Gasali specializes in batik, indigo dyeing, … Continue reading

29. October 2007 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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