Fiberarts Magazine - April/May 2009 - Crochet & Dance
Volume 35 - Number 5
In this issue: Mandy Greer: Altered States by Suzanne Beal - Greer embraces mythology and nature to transform familiar spaces into realms of enchantment. Her visceral and seductive crocheted environments, sculptures, and garments have recently come together in a collaborative film and dance project; Residencies & Retreats by Spike Gillespie - A wide range of residencies and retreats offered in the United States and abroad help fiber artists - from beginners to professionals - step outside of their normal routines to make new work; Angelika Werth's Madeleines by Janet Collins - "Hit the field" becomes an elegant proposition when wearing one of Werth's one-of-a-kind gowns inspired by sporting events and adventurous women; persistent Visions: Moving Images by Andrea Dezso by Dr Jessica Hemmings - Dezso's stop-motion animation projects involve puppetry, cut paper, and traditional indigo-dye techniques she learned during an artist residency in Japan; Film & Fiber Favorites by Sabrina Gschwandtner - A list of some moving image fiber-art works - exceptionally beautiful, funny, and important reminders of the historical and continued power of handcraft; and much more! Fiberarts Magazine - April/May 2009 issue.