Contemporary Weaving: Bringing Innovation to Textile Craft

Design blog Dezeen posted a fab article on six artists working in contemporary weaving - check out the preview below, and link through to their site for more details. Author Amy Frearson, link here.

“The traditional craft of weaving is experiencing a modern revival, as makers experiment with digital technologies and taboo topics. Here are six individuals who are leading the movement.

A new book titled Weaving: Contemporary Makers on the Loom offers a survey of the contemporary weaving scene. Published by Ludion, it identifies more than 20 weavers from around the globe that are updating the craft for the 21st century and also making it more sustainable.”

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