Posts Tagged: textiles

Oil Futures/Petrotextiles at Manifold

In May, 2016, I presented my ongoing research on petrotextiles at the Manifold Speaker Series, part of the Subtle Technologies series of events, talks, and interventions. See more of this research here. See the list of speakers here. Advertisements

Oil Futures/Petrotextiles at Manifold

In May, 2016, I presented my ongoing research on petrotextiles at the Manifold Speaker Series, part of the Subtle Technologies series of events, talks, and interventions. See more of this research here. See the list of speakers here.

Four Houses, Never at Home: Tents, Capitalism and the Fabric of Living

It seems, these days, that tents are everywhere. In the wake of natural disasters, in the face of manufactured crises, after conflict, and on the edge of borders, can be found fragile, ephemeral fabric dwellings. This paper tells the stories

Four Houses, Never at Home: Tents, Capitalism and the Fabric of Living

It seems, these days, that tents are everywhere. In the wake of natural disasters, in the face of manufactured crises, after conflict, and on the edge of borders, can be found fragile, ephemeral fabric dwellings. This paper tells the stories

Oil Futures/Petrotextiles

The Petrotextiles project is one of my contributions to the Visualizing the Invisible project. It is made up of a series of research papers and talks documenting the fraught relationship between textiles and oil. So far, this project has been

Oil Futures/Petrotextiles

The Petrotextiles project is one of my contributions to the Visualizing the Invisible project. It is made up of a series of research papers and talks documenting the fraught relationship between textiles and oil. So far, this project has been

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of

Embroidery Pirates and Fashion Victims

Embroidery Pirates and Fashion Victims: Textiles, Craft and Copyright Debates over copyright and craft are particularly thorny, jumping as they do from notions of a common shared history of quilting bees and knitting circles that should be open and welcoming

Embroidery Pirates and Fashion Victims

Embroidery Pirates and Fashion Victims: Textiles, Craft and Copyright Debates over copyright and craft are particularly thorny, jumping as they do from notions of a common shared history of quilting bees and knitting circles that should be open and welcoming