Lala de Dios on Textiles and Cultural Identity.

The triennial international exhibition: some works (not all)

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  • Laima Orzzekauskiené-Ore, Lithuania. Invited artist and member of the international jury. Ritual Textile to Wrap up. Ritual Textile to Swaddle. Synthetic threads, handweaving, hand writing, digital print.
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  • Jon Eric Riis, United States. Invited artist. Ancestor Tapestry. Black and white metallic thread, gold glass beads, polyfill padding (under each tapestry portrait). Cotton warp and silk weft. Artist’s own technique.
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  • Jon Eric Riis, United States. Invited artist. First Ancestor Pearl and Tapestry Coat. Black and silver metallic thread, black freshwater pearls and gold glass beads, leather and polyfill padding. Cotton warp, weft of silver and black metallic thread. Artist’s own technique.
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  • Pasi Välimaa, Finland. Blue and White. Silk organza. Layers of hand-painted silk organza sewn into a structured relief.
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  • Edite Pauls-Vignere, Latvia. TRIENNIAL FIRST PRIZE. Ambersea. Mixed materials, fabric, glass beads, metallic wires, color spray Marabu, artist’s own technique.
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    • Erika Pedak, Estonia. Nordic Silk. Face Up. Wool. Wet felting.
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    • Giedré Kriaucionyté, Lithuania. Woman’s Portrait. Wool, photo paper, needle felting, computer graphics, photo printing.
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych,
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, (1).
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, (2).
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, (3).
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, detail.
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, detail.
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    • Feliksas Jakubauskas, Lithuania. Light from East. Tapestry triptych, detail.
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    • Rolands Krutovs, Latvia. Floriography. Polyethilene, metal, varnish, acrylic, artist’s own technique.
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    • Ieva Krumina, Latvia. Overcoming Gravitation. Wool, linen, silk, viscose, synthetic fibres, tapestry.
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    • Siiri Minka, Estonia. The Mother’s Book. Mixed materials, tapestry, textile collage.
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    • Elina Veilande-Apine, Latvia. The Sense of Belonging. Different fabrics, laces, labels, ice dyeing, textile mosaic.
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    • Kadi Pajupuu, Marilyn Piirsalu, Estonia. 7 Waterfalls installation. Linen, double weave.
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    • Kadi Pajupuu, Marilyn Piirsalu, Estonia. 7 Waterfalls installation. Detail.
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    • Kadi Pajupuu, Marilyn Piirsalu, Estonia. 7 Waterfalls installation. Detail.
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    • Kadi Pajupuu, Marilyn Piirsalu, Estonia. 7 Waterfalls installation. Detail.
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    • Rita Legcilina-Brokj, Latvia. The Lullaby. Installation. Linen, cotton, wood, patchwork, artist’s own technique.
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    • Rita Legcilina-Brokj, Latvia. The Lullaby. Detail.
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    • Foto 070: Jennie McMillen, Sweden. In the Forest. Cotton, sewing thread, embroidery.
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    • Anne Jackson, United Kingdom. Tempestarii: Storm-raisers (Atmospheric Metane PPB). From “The Witchcraft Series”. Cotton, linen, synthetic yarns, knotted tapestry.
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    • Diana Springall, United Kingdom. …CORNUS…area. Low relief wool felt. Hand and machine stitching mounted on cotton ground.
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    • ngrid Suna, Latvia. Flashing Patterns. Plastic, metal, artist’s own technique.
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    • María Ortega Gálvez, Spain. The Hug (Life and Death). Metallic fabric, mixed technique, bas-relief.
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    • Sue Stone, United Kingdom. I Am Me. Installation. Cotton, linen, recycled clothing fabrics on cotton and linen, cotton/wool threads on wool felt, hand and machine stitch.
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    • Chiyoko Kumon, Japan. The Shining Earth. Old hemp clothes, Old cotton and silk Japanese kimono, polyester thread, artist’s own technique.
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    • Dirkje van der Horst-Beetsma, Netherlands. Sky No. 11. Cotton, silk, linen, thread, paint, freehand cut and stitched.
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    • Dorthe Herup, Norway. Grandma Johanne. Wool, cotton, tapestry.
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    • Dorthe Herup, Norway. Grandma Johanne. Detail.
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    • Mirjam Pet-Jacobs, Netherlands. Women on the North Bank of a River. Sateen, cotton (by Gabi Tisch), acrylic medium, gesso, lacquer paint, stitching, stiffening, painting.
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    • Lis Korsgren, Sweden. Morning Haze. Wool, linen, plain weave, soumak, tapestry.
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    • Lis Korsgren, Sweden. Morning Haze.Detail.
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    • Yosi Anaya, México. Between the Weaving Lie my Tracks in the Warp. Cotton cloth, cotton threads, wood, pigments, printing.
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    • Lucy Brown, United Kingdom. Ladies Companions. Human hair, silk and cotton thread, vintage needlework tools, pewter and silver thimbles, 1930s buttons, wooden thread wrap and bone bobbin needle, artist’s own technique. Hay otra parecida.
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    • Yun-Feng Wu, Taiwan. Salted Fish and my Suitcase. Installation. Mixed materials, computer embroidery, hand embroidery.
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    • Yun-Feng Wu, Taiwan. Salted Fish and my Suitcase. Installation. Mixed materials, computer embroidery, hand embroidery.
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    • Yun-Feng Wu, Taiwan. Salted Fish and my Suitcase. Installation. Partial view.
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    • Kakulo Ishii, Japan. Japanese Paper Strings - Musubu + Tsunagu. Japanese paper strings (Mizuhiki). Knotting.
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    • Inese Jakobi, Latvia. Whose identity…? Used clothes, hand-sewing.
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    • Inese Jakobi, Latvia. Whose identity…? Used clothes, hand-sewing. Detail.
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    • Chi-Ting Tsung, Taiwan. The Shape of Connection beyond Words. Handmade paper, cotton thread, incense ash.
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    • Gudrun Bartenberger-Geyer, Austria. “as if nothing has ever happened”. Wool from Tyrolean Stone Sheep, merino wool, paint.
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    • Christine Sawyer, United Kingdom. Split. Wool, linen, mixed yarns, tapestry.
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    • Christine Sawyer, United Kingdom. Detail.
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    • Natalia Tsvetkova, Russia. Unicorn Skull. Metal, wire welding, hand netting.
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    • Julie Skarland, Norway. Vestvågøy. Wild and Beautiful. Textile, old blankets, embroidery.
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    • Julie Skarland, Norway. Vestvågøy. Wild and Beautiful. Detail.
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    • Kyoto Kumai, Japan. Celebration. Stainless steel line, coloured titanium tapes, plain weave.
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    • Kyoto Kumai, Japan. Celebration. Detail.
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    • Margery Amdur, United States. My Nature No. 3. Cosmetic foam sponges, canvas, gouache, ink, pastel pigment, mixed media materials.
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    • Evi-Maria Kirchmair-Krismer, Austria. Wool, cotton, organza, artificial leather, perspex/screen print, hand-dyed fabrics, patchwork.
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    • Monika Thiele, Germany. according to a poem’s line…Yarn and paper on organza, artist’s own technique.
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    • Anna Ray, United Kingdom. Madame Bovary. Silk, gloss paint, machine and hand stitch.
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    • Severija Inčirauskaitė, Lithuania. Kill for Peace. Installation. Irina and Maris Vitols Contemporary Art Collection. Original antique soldier helmets (10 parts), soldier sweaters, cotton. Drilling, cross-stitch embroidery, industrial needle punching. ©V.Inčiukas.
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    • Johanna Virtanen, Finland. Money talks. Banknotes, beads, embroidery.
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    • Kaire Tali, Estonia. There’s Many of Me. Paper, lace, organza, feathers, metal, author’s technique.
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    • Wlodzimierz Cygan, Poland. 2 pieces from the cycle Black Boxes. 140x140cm each. Wool, viscose, linen, optical fibre. ©Thiswaydesign.
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    • Wlodzimierz Cygan, Poland. From the cycle Black Boxes. Detail.
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    • Lina Jonikė, Lithuania. Self-portrait. Photography, embroidery on transparent plate of plastic with linen thread.
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    • Mariel Clarmont, France. L’institutrice (The Teacher). Linen, silk thread, glass beads, ruban, photography, hand embroidery.
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    • Brigitte Amarger, France. BZH ID (Breizh Identities). Discarded X Rays,  laces; reflecting fabric and thread; threads. Fabric and X Rays laser cutting ; machine embroidery, sewing, molding.
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    • Brigitte Amarger, France. BZH ID (Breizh Identities). Details.
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      • Naomi Vanjiku-Galunga, US/Kenya. The Future Unfolds. Sheet metal, steel wire, crocheting, hand stitching.