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May 2018

Music and Movement: Rhythm in Textile Design

May 18 - October 28
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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(Chicago, IL) -- Music and Movement: Rhythm in Textile Design A tapestry that depicts a violin fractured by vibrations as it produces a sonata, a printed fabric that illustrates the bright experimentations of jazz, a gift-wrapping cloth that portrays graceful and elegantly attired dancers moving in a procession—each of these works offers a small window onto the various ways visual artists engage with, interpret, and express rhythms. Understood here as a repeated pattern of sound or movement or a harmonious sequence,…

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July 2018

Gudrun Sjödén — A Colourful Universe

July 27 - October 28
American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, 55407
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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Gudrun Sjödén  — A Colourful Universe Gudrun Sjödén, considered the godmother of Swedish fashion, is a renowned textile designer and entrepreneurial force whose boldly feminine collections are inspired by nature and Swedish folk motifs. This American Swedish Institute collaboration with Sjödén examines her career and inspirations through a visually striking exhibition that shares her original watercolors and archival constructed catalogs. ASI's 2018 exploration of The Handmade focuses on master makers, the work they create and the global movements they have inspired, opening…

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August 2018

Jiseon Lee Isbara: Displaced

August 30 - October 30
Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Jiseon Lee Isbara: Displaced August 30 – October 20, 2018 • Joan Mondale Gallery “My identity as a first generation immigrant who is a woman and person of color is unpleasantly reminded everyday.” The complexity of current cultural discourse is addressed in Jiseon Lee Isbara’s work through fluid use of everyday textile materials and essential techniques. Illegible texts and physical forms convey messages or questions about the displacement she feels, while mundane and repetitive action convey anxiety and…

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Susie Taylor: Poetic Geometry

August 30 - October 27
Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Susie Taylor: Poetic Geometry In an exploration of geometric abstraction that tends toward minimalism, Susie Taylor uses the grid, inherent to the weaving process, as both a jumping off point and problem solving tool. “My work is a highly scripted improvisation,” says Taylor, requiring her to break down complexity and impose a new visual order on materials. The nature of the horizontal/vertical relationship of threads on a loom provides a structure for creative practice that engages technical expertise…

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September 2018

Ripping the Seams: Unique and Activist Fibre Art

September 19 - October 27
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 24 N Main Avenue
New York Mills, MN 56567 United States
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(New York Mills, MN) -- Ripping the Seams: Unique and Activist Fibre Art Gallery Reception on Saturday, Sept 22 5-7pm Live Music Light Refreshments Cash Bar FREE | Open to All This show features regional fibre artists on the cutting edge of the fibre art world. Many artists explore the boundaries of fibre art and how issues such as motherhood, gender, domesticity, creation, queer issues, (and more) intersect art and life. Also featuring the debut exhibition of an original 1800s antique…

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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts: Fiber Arts in the Digital Age

September 27, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Fiber Arts in the Digital Age Living in the digital age means living in a time where we are increasingly able to do what was previously considered unimaginable. This era has touched every aspect of life and fiber art has been no exception.  To artists designing their work via software to the benefits of digitally printing textiles this exhibit explores various fiber art pieces that only exist due to the age we live in.

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