Lost/Found: Artists in Residence Cycle 10 Final Exhibition

When 12 Sep 2019 - 24 Sep 2019
Where Textile Arts Center Brooklyn
505 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States
Enquiry 718.369.0222

Textile Arts Center is pleased to present Lost/Found, the culminating exhibition of the 10th cycle of Artists in Residence, on view from 12-24 September 2019 in the TAC Project Space at the Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn.

In “Lost/Found”, a large scale tapestry tells a story of the stranglehold of addiction;  the tailored shirt is enlarged, warped, and dismantled, commenting on gender normativity and patriarchal oppression; used garments gain new identities in the form of painterly compositions. An installation of prints playfully explores the idea of “cuteness” and its relation with consumption in a post-internet society; body-centric modular fabric structures propose new solutions for intimacy in domestic spaces. Flesh like knitted forms hang heavily in tension reminding us of the emotional and political challenges women still face in the context of an unwanted pregnancy.  A collection of hand knitted and woven works inspired by textile traditions, motherhood and inherited legacies provides a vision of intergenerational dialogue and collaboration. A dinner party table setting incites revolution.

The work featured in Lost/Found results of nine months of questioning and reflection, throughout which the eight artists used textiles to voice their truth, reconnect with their collective history and, collaboratively, find new narratives of empowerment.

Artists in “Lost/Found” are Romina Chuls, Dance Doyle, Familien Iglesias, Tiantian Lou, Erin Palumbo, Noah Pica, Winnie van der Rijn and Shihui Zhou.

Opening Reception: September 12, 6-9pm

Artist Talk: September 22, 5pm

Revolutionary Dinner Party: September 21, 6-8pm

Image courtesy of the event organizer.

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