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Ten metres completed…

Translator Only two more to go! Music to knit by? Heartbeats by The Knife… The Knife – Heartbeats from Johannes Nyholm on Vimeo.

17. August 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Knitting in Montreal

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

15. August 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Amelie Pellerin at Diagonale

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28. January 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Kyler Kelly | The Summit

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

29. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Barbara Wisnoski at Diagonale

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

17. October 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Marie Chouinard | The Golden Mean (Live)

Translator Saw this show at the Showcase Grand Theatre last night and it was incredible. This was my first time seeing the dance company from Quebec. (Thank you Kristofer.) For more information about The Golden Mean and other work visit … Continue reading

18. September 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Final shots

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

12. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Double-up

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

10. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Where is my weft?

Translator One warp, two wefts. Spent the day chasing errant digital threads around. Unplugging for the night.

09. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Grids and grayscales

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

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Drawing in the air

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.

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Jacquard Workshop in Montreal

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

02. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Barbara Sutherland + Amelie Proulx | Sub Rosa

TranslatorOpening July 29, 2011, an exhibition of new work by Amelie Proulx and Barbara Sutherland. A book can be defined as an object that we can open, flip, unfold, or cradle and also as an object that introduces both abstract … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Video at your leisure…

Translator Le vaisseau évaporé from La Gabatine on Vimeo. See more of Amelie Proulx’s work on her website

21. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Linen Diaspora | Biennale internationale du lin 2011

TranslatorLinen Diaspora is curated by Karen Fleming and features the work of: Carole Frève, Derek John Wilson et Jill Phillips, Janine Parent, Liz Nilsson, Lyndsey McDougall, Marie-Claude Morin, Martha Cashman, Pierre et Marie, Rachel O’Neill, Stuart Cairns, Susan Warner Keene, … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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