Amnesia / (detail) by Lisa Kokin - thread, book pages, wire, fauxliage of gingko waves incorporates text fragments from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Published in it was the first widely read book on environmental pollution caused by pesticide.
Textiles: Priestley College I could imagine the theme behind this being decay due to the top half of the bodice. It looks as if the student has created a piece out of flowers and over time they have decomposed and left behind to create this dress.
Who: Debbie Smyth What: installation of thread drawing Why: I love the idea of using thread and materials in my next project and this piece particularly interests me because of the "shading" created with more thread
Work by Erin Endicott on Textile Design and Designer`s Platform. This textiles piece of work interests me as I like how the brown and darker parts of it look as it looks like a real map. The contour lines help to convey this