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EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab

EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab
EJTech is an experimental art & tech lab based in Budapest, Hungary founded by Esteban de la Torre and Judit Eszter Karpati. Working in the fields of experimental interfaces, interactive installations and hybrid art projects, these artists seek to broaden ...

Jess de Wahls – Recycled textile sculpture

Jess de Wahls – Recycled textile sculpture
Jess de Wahls was born in 1983 in Berlin, but relocated to London in 2004. She works mostly in portraiture and has experimented widely with acrylic and oil painting, drawing, pyrography, tattoo design, and sewing, but eventually found her niche in Retex sculp ...

Online textile art & design courses

Online textile art & design courses
Exploring your creativity and trying out new techniques as a textile artist can be extremely fulfilling. But where do you start? What area should you focus on? And how do you get the most out of your experimentation? Sometimes it’s useful to have on-ha ...

Paddy Hartley – Driven by concept

Paddy Hartley – Driven by concept
Paddy Hartley’s artwork is concerned with subjects not conventionally explored with textiles. A constant theme is the alteration of the human body, either by choice or circumstance; more specifically, the use of steroids by body builders, the ethics of human ...

Jan Knibbs – Wearable art

Jan Knibbs – Wearable art
West Country based fashion and textile designer Jan Knibbs creates a variety of wearable art, all of which is embellished with her ‘distinctive signature style of rich hand-worked embroidery, inspired by nature and the changing seasons, incorporating delicat ...

Book review: TextileArt Around the World

Book review: TextileArt Around the World
Marjolein Starreveld is an artist and editor for the Dutch magazine Textiel Plus. Here she reviews the latest book offering from Ellen Bakker and her team over at Textile-link. Textile-link’s TextileArt Around the World brings you the colorful world of text ...

Melina Silberberg – Thoughts, dreams and hopes

Melina Silberberg – Thoughts, dreams and hopes
Born in Argentina, Melina Silberberg began her journey into art from a very early age, taking an interest in drawing and painting. Starting out using watercolours to realise traditional subjects such as fruit, she later developed a love of embroidery and bega ...

Daniela Tiger – To create and grow

Daniela Tiger – To create and grow
Daniela Tiger’s background is in social work, but more recently she has been re-imagining her pathway and focusing on a love of art and craft. She is a recent graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, where she explored several disciplines, but alwa ...

Alejandra Zermeño: Second skin textile sculpture

Alejandra Zermeño: Second skin textile sculpture
Born in Mexico City Alejandra Zermeño gained a Masters Degree in Visual Arts at the Academy of San Carlos, UNAM. She creates textile sculptures that explore the theme of human behavior. In our interview with Alejandra she explains why she describes her studio ...

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