Digital access to this material is pending artist's approval. Materials may be viewed onsite at the Goldsen Archive, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Kroch Library, Cornell University.
My art practice combines traditional needlecraft with new media to explore the relationships of textiles, technology, and labor. Conceptually my work is inspired by the idea of "micro revolts", based loosely on Felix Guattari's theory of molecular revolutions. Molecular revolutions consider small acts of resistance to initiate change, and that social or cultural movements can transpire from disparate, simultaneous micro resistant acts that nudge along change.
(2009-03-31)Knitoscope Sampler explores the relationship between digital technology and pre-industrial craft through software that translates digital video feeds into stitched animations about the labor movement. Knitoscope is ...