Tag Archives for Montreal
Translator Only two more to go! Music to knit by? Heartbeats by The Knife… The Knife – Heartbeats from Johannes Nyholm on Vimeo.
Translator Yesterday I began working on a large-scale knit piece at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles in Montreal. After a day and a half of starting, then restarting with an impossibly fine silk thread I had only a few … Continue reading
TranslatorA Stake in the Ground: Contemporary Native Art Manifestation is an impressive and exciting exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal artists curated by Nadia Myre for Art Mur in Montreal. The exhibition features work by: Sonny Assu, Jason Baerg, Carl Beam, Rebecca … Continue reading
Translator The Summit from Kyler Kelly on Vimeo. “High on a mountain, a rope ties together a climber and a mountaineer. They climb or fall as one. This bond is worn and strained as they ascend the treacherous peak.” … Continue reading
Translator Décorum ou la broderie in situ is a performative installation featuring Barbara Wisnoski’s ‘extreme’ sewing combined with text adorning the gallery walls. Produced over a ten-month period from an accumulation of cast-off clothing, the textile motifs form a repeat … Continue reading
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.