Issue 7, Summer 2008

By Maggie Leininger

Text/ile - "A white plastic box inscribed with a colorful legend, anonymously medical or scientific in origin, opens to reveal a woven textile, folded upon itself, black and white threads that merge into a shifting pattern of gray rectangles. . .

For this project, scientific diagrams of chromosomes–8 of the 23 found in human cells–have been reduced to grayscale patterns composed of black and white thread and woven on a Jacquard Loom into textiles."
Materials: Text/ile is a cotton tapestry produced on a Jacquard Loom. It is presented in a plastic field kit accompanied by a poem. + Critical essay by Andrew Venell + Audio artist interview + Instructions and supplies for display

It is an edition of 51    


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