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