ALIVE

 

 

Category

Textile Design

Screen-printing | Knitting

Weaving | Dyeing

Carried out at

DSAA Textile Design

E.S.AA.T.

Tutors

Marianne Bernecker | Course Founder-Leader

Laurent Schavey | Course Founder-Leader

Hervé Crespel | Course Founder-Leader 

Solange Thiry | Senior Lecturer 

Location
Roubaix  —  France


Date
2017
  —  2018

The fundamental link: interactions between micro and macro worlds.

Did you realize that some natural patterns can be found both microscopically and macroscopically? If you compare some watercourses with blood or neural systems, you will probably find the same curves. The universe in front of us is connected to our body depths. A link between the infinitely small and the infinitely large. 

 

But the comparison goes beyond. We could as well compare the faceted eyes anatomy of a fly to the alveoli of a bee hive. The microscopic anatomy of wood to a textile mesh. The microscopic structure of viruses to the architecture of some flowers. Or the composition of a seawater drop to a starry sky.

"In Nature everything is connected, interwoven, subject to natural law. We cannot separate ourselves from that, no matter how hard we try.” 

Jeffrey R. Anderson,  2012.

 
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Series no. 1: Transmission and dissimination | Silicone rubber and wool Format:  50 cm x 50 cm.

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Series no. 2: Knots and interlacements | Screen-printing on cotton | Format : 2 m x 40 cm.

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Series no. 3: Electrics and water flows | Waved knit, cotton yarns Format: 60 cm x 20 cm.

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Series no. 1: Floating suspension | Screen-printing on cotton | Format: 2 m x 1 m.

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Series no. 2: Nuclei and blackholes | Indigo dye on jersey fabric Format : 3 m x 1,50 m.

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Series no. 3: Virus and supernova | Circular weaving and tassels with wool yarns | Format: 25 cm x 25 cm.

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Series no. 4: Nebulous imprint | Screen-printing on coated fabric | Format: 1,60 m x 40 cm.