Weaving

Weave, wove, woven, weaving, weaves

1.  To make cloth by interlacing a warp and weft.

2.  To construct by interlacing strips or strands of material.

To engage in Weaving, make cloth.

To Labor at a loom

 

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Cardboard Weaving

Hula Hoop Weaving

Industrial Weaving

 

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Foundation for experience

Throughout our time working together,  please consider the following terms as the foundation for your individual and our collective creative experience.

 

Strategic:  Adjective

  1. Pertaining to, characterize by, or of the nature of strategy:  strategic movements
  2. (of action, as a military operation or a move in a game)  forming an integral part of a stratagem:  a strategic move in a garme od chess.

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Crafting: to make or manufacture (an object, objects, product) with skill and careful attention to detail.

Craft:  Noun

  1. an art, trade, or occupation requiring a special skill, especially manual skill.
  2. skill; dexterity

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Collaborate: verb

  1. to work, one with another; cooperate, as on a literary work:
  2. to cooperate, usually willingly, with an enemy nation, especially with an enemy occupying one’s country.

Collaboration: noun

  1. the act or process of collaborating
  2. a product of resulting from collaboration

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Strategic Crafting

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An examination contemporary fiber and textile craft processes as a tool for social change.  Through skill sharing, lectures, readings and discussions, students will explore existing systems of fiber and textile craft hand production: rope making, crochet, weaving, and embroidery. These technical skills coupled with methodologies of performances of labor, public actions, collaboration and display, students will generate projects, which consider ways of re-coding materials, systems and mechanisms of fiber and textile craft.