a collection of work inspired by the work of outsider artists.
event opening: may 12, 2017
the event opening, textile language, allowed for a unique opportunity to use time-lapse photography to document how people moved through the space.
music: Fleet Foxes "The Cascades" from Helplessness Blues 2011
a walk through of pieces from the exhibition
you can see photos and descriptions of the pieces below.
music: Fleet Foxes "Battery Kinzie" from Helplessness Blues 2011
get your UV flashlights ready! this thesis show used phosphorescent color, light, and texture to engage and impress the audience.
bacterial jacquard fabrics
exploration into bioluminescence began with treating jacquard fabric with a broth of e. coli bacteria with Green Fluorescent Protein spliced into its DNA.
composites and electrospun textiles
composites and electrospun fabrics used chemical phosphorescence to create a glow with great movement and interactivity
fiber optic hand woven fabrics
utilizing fiber optic materials incorporated into hand woven fabrics to create dynamic glowing textiles
knit fabric with conductive yarns and sequin leds
a pursuit of glowing wearable textiles pushing knit fabrics to hold conductive filaments and sequin LEDs