Tag Archives for Jacquard
TranslatorLast week I started weaving the third panel in the Noise series (the last on this warp). Until now, the weaving has been relatively easy, if slow due to the fineness of the threads. Although I anticipated some difficulty with … Continue reading
Translator I am now weaving the second panel in the Noise 1207 series with a dark brown silk and ink-stained hemp. The image softly emerging from the chaos of interlacing thread is a detail of one of the ink drawings … Continue reading
Translator I have finished staining the hemp and tied-ramie weft threads for Noise 1207. The results on the threads are dramatic and I think that they will work well with the organic randomized structure I have developed for these three … Continue reading
Translator Ruth Scheuing will be giving an artist talk this evening (March 15) at 630 pm in the Boardroom at the Alberta College of Art & Design. All are welcome!
TranslatorToday is the final day of the beginner Jacquard workshop at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles in Quebec. I have submitted my final sample files including a double weave sample, a range of structures devised using random numbers and … Continue reading
TranslatorToday we received our first sample from the loom. My combination of twill and satin was almost right, but I think I would have to push the distinction between the two for more clarity in the image. The second design, … Continue reading
Translator One warp, two wefts. Spent the day chasing errant digital threads around. Unplugging for the night.
TranslatorEach day of the workshop, every student will have a section of his or her sample file woven. Today I chose to submit this sample with multiple twills. In another experiment I used an image from my recent material study … Continue reading
Translator Arrived in Montreal last night. On the plane I made some drawings/images thinking about weaving and water. The Jacquard workshop at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Craft begins today.
TranslatorNext week I am headed to Montreal for a Jacquard workshop with Louise Lemieux Berube at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles in Quebec. Looking forward to spending some time thinking about the application of this complex tool in new … Continue reading
Translator There is currently a fascinating exhibition of ancient tapestry alongside monumental, contemporary Jacquard-woven pieces on view in Venice. From 4 June to 18 September 2011 the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore Exhibition Centre will host Penelope’s Labour: Weaving Words … Continue reading
Translator Galerie SAS Louise Lemieux Bérubé’s website.
Translator You are invited to view Telling Tales, an exhibition of Jacquard-woven textiles by joe Lewis and Kathy Schicker on Poplar Gallery.Online in gallery1. This exhibition explores the potential of the woven image to tell stories that are at once … Continue reading