High falls: water, lace and the body

Townsend, K. ORCID: 0000-0003-2212-2511 and Buttress, J., 2010. High falls: water, lace and the body. Duck Journal for Textiles Research and Textile Design, 1 (3). ISSN 2042-0842

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Abstract

The art pieces in this exhibition explore the aesthetic relationship between photographic images of flowing water and organic motifs found in the Nottingham Trent University Lace Archive. The practice-led research is focused on how digital technology can be applied and subverted to interpret abstract concepts, such as light and fluidity, to generate new textile narratives that celebrate space and form. The utilization of the characteristics of lace act as both a historical link and metaphor, restoring connections with craft, skilled workmanship and nature.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Duck Journal for Textiles Research and Textile Design
Creators: Townsend, K. and Buttress, J.
Publisher: Loughborough University, School of the Arts, Textiles Research Group
Date: 2010
Volume: 1
Number: 3
ISSN: 2042-0842
Rights: © Loughborough University 2010 All rights reserved.
Divisions: Schools > School of Art and Design
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:38
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:35
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15970

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