One of the oldest technologies in the world, weaving joins two sets of tensioned threads at right angles to form a cloth. Weavemaker Pro is an expose of seven different personalities working from within the construct of a class to explore this grid. As weavers, we all start with this foundational structure and investigate concepts including play, irony, contrast, party, and melancholy, using a variety of different materials and techniques. We are investigating weaving as a medium, exploring what a woven cloth can be, utilizing craft for art’s sake.
The seven weavers included in the show are students and recent graduates from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago:
The show will run until Friday July 6. Open hours are by appointment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to view the show after the opening.
The Plaines Project is a collective living and exhibition space in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, IL. For six years, the house has been hosting a variety of events including art exhibitions and music shows.