Visit to the Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting Exhibit

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From Phil @ MAKE:

MAKE checked out the open of the Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting at the Museum of Arts & Design in NYC… Here’s a bit about the exhibition and our photos.

“A provocative and timely exhibition of work by international artists using fiber in unexpected and unorthodox ways, Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting illuminates a field of creative practice that is fresh, surprising, and engaging. Featuring 27 artists from seven countries, this exhibition will exhibit work that ranges from Althea Merback’s microknit garments (1:144 scale) to large-scale, site-specific installations. Artists employ a variety of media, from traditional yarns and laces, to found objects and video, and explore contemporary currents in art practice of socially engaged, participatory work.”Link.
The exhibition runs from January 25 to June 17, 2007.
Photos – Link.

  • Participating artists – Link.
  • Museum of Arts & Design – Link.

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On a related note, we met up with David Cole @ the exhibit who appeared in CRAFT volume 01 who knitted a huge American flag with 20 foot knitting needles. More in Handmade from CRAFT 01.

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