Sunday, 20 November 2011

Emily Barletta - biological forms

'I’m interested in the ways in which many textile artists these days, perhaps as a reaction to industry, focus on the process of creation rather than the utility of the resulting creations. Brooklyn-based Emily Barletta discharges emotional and physical pain through the meditative processes of crochet and embroidery. Though Barletta states that her pieces are unplanned and dictated by the properties of each new set of materials, her work consistently references biological forms — parasites, cellular structures, internal organs, amorphous and sea creatures. '  Quoted from Lost at E minor.

This is what me and Katie originally was thinking of, creating the texture through textile. Barletta's work is very interesting and also good for us to look at.

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