Sunday, 13 April 2008

'Ever and Again'

‘Material Attachments’
Melanie to recreate a ‘Future Antique’ for the exhibition ‘Ever and Again’2007. Looking at the integration of historical imagery and craft with new technology. Material Attachment builds on previous research that looks at historical imagery as inspiration but working within digital media. The project investigates methods of pre-treating eco fabrics for digital printing such as hemp, organic cotton and wild silk. This eco fabric will be incorporated back into a vintage garment with the intention of giving it a second life.
Ever and Again’ Exhibition
Rethinking Recycling Textiles
Chelsea College of Art and Design
October 19th - 25th 2007

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