TEXTILE ART A Break in Tradition

SEMINAR PRESENTATION BY Isaac Johnson Appiah

What Is Textile Art
• Those arts and crafts that use plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to construct practical or decorative objects • The creation of fine art using textile techniques and materials • Textile Art is the creation of a textile or the creation with textiles. Textile artists use various techniques to create works of art using yarn, threads and fibers sometimes in combination with paints or dyes.

Introduction
This presentation aims • to discuss non traditional textile product.

• talk about outstanding textile artists and their works • To inspire others in the field of textiles

Non Traditional Textiles
• They are made purely for aesthetic purposes • They are conceptual art • They are for installed for public viewing

• There are no rules are principles guiding their production.

Textile Artists and Their Works
El Anastui • He creates virtual fabrics with drape effect from discarded tins • He is a conceptual artist

• His works are installed in galleries and museums for public viewing

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Olga de Amaral
• She works with fibres and yarns • Silver and gold yarns are used extensively in her works • Her works creates 3D effects • Her works are mainly installed for public viewing

Her Works

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Yinka Shonibari
• He dresses dummies with mummy cloth or African Prints. • His works discusses controversial global subjects.

• His works are intended to provoke thought.

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Leisa Rich
• She has been working in 3D and innovative textile

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Pippa Andrews
• uses textile techniques to make structures and unusual textile art derived from organic and architectural forms. • most of her works are 3-dimensional.

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Cas Holmes
• She creates decorative hall hangings from used bedsheets

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Nigel Cheney
• He produces unusual textile art for a wide array of mediums including fashion, interiors, etc. • he strives to combine historical techniques such as blackwork, voiding, appliqué, • he applys contemporary digital media, transfer prints and hand painted cloth

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