FRACTALFEST 2016 : UPSTATE NEW YORK

// INSTALLATION PIECE FOR 'FFAG' - FRACTAL FINE ART GALLERY - CHILL SPOT

 

// MATERIALS: CHIFFON, LYCRA, WOOL/COTTON CORDS,

 

// TECHNIQUES: KNOTTING, CROCHET, KNITTING.

 

// THE PIECE WAS MADE WITH A VERY ORGANIC APPROACH. KNITTING NEEDLES, HAND CARVED FROM FALLEN BRANCHES ON THE LAND, ALLOW FOR A BEAUTIFUL COLLABORATION BETWEEN NATURE AND TEXTILES. IN THE SAME WAY, CREATING THIS INSTALLATION OUTISDE OF THE CONSTRAINTS OF FOUR WHITEWASHED WALLS ALLOWED FOR MORE SPONTANEOUS DESIGN.

// THROUGH INTERACTION WITH THE PIECE, A PLATFORM FOR THE LAND TO BECOME THE EXHIBIT IS CREATED; A COMPLETE ROLE REVERSAL. NEW DETAILS EMERGE AND A WHOLLY SENSORY EXPERIENCE IS HAD AT EACH DIFFERENT STAGE OF THE DAY.

// INSTALLATION PIECE FOR 'FFAG' - FRACTAL FINE ART GALLERY - CHILL SPOT

 

// MATERIALS: EGYPTIAN COTTON, ZINC HOOPS, CHIFFON, GOOSE FEATHERS,  WOOL/COTTON YARNS.

 

// TECHNIQUES: KNOTTING, CROCHET.

 

// IN ADDITION TO THE INSTALLATION, THE 'FFAG' STORE WAS DESIGNED AND BUILT BY THE COLLECTIVE OF EXHIBITING ARTISTS. THIS GAVE A PLATFORM TO PROMOTE AND SELL ORIGINAL ARTWORKS.

 

//MY COLLECTION OF 3", 7" AND 9" DREAMCATCHERS WERE DISPLAYED AS PART OF THE CHILL SPOT AND ALSO IN THE FESTIVAL STORE.