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Copy of Textile Graffiti
Transcript of Copy of Textile Graffiti
What is Textile Graffiti?
What is textile graffiti
Comparison to street graffiti
Art or not?
Knitting for the community
"a variety of creative interventions in public spaces, including guerrilla crochet, invasive lace, and yarn bombing. These creative intrusions provide a colourful juxtaposition between textiles and elements of the urban landscape."
- Jacqueline Wallace
Knitta please crew
Carolina Amaral, Jessica Bester, Stephanie Hui, Rachelle Lee
Movements connected to:
Comparison to Street Art
Permanent/damaging to property
Obnoxious, stands out
Art or Not?
- technically a form of vandalism, therefore illegal, not sponsored
- a fibre art form on the street, instead of in a museum
- form of artistic expression
- disregarded, nuisance, anarchy
Knitta Please has become a small business - being paid by other companies
- departure from textile graffiti's original purpose
Title Page http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sP8xJk0bS7I/TiUWC2t4puI/AAAAAAAACFM/Yqvm5WAdg-Y/s1600/IMG_1881.JPG
Slide 4: http://mikeandmollyshouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Yarn-Bombing03.jpg
Slide 5 http://knittaporfavor.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/dsc_0128.jpg
slide 6 http://i39.tinypic.com/30wax79.jpg
slide 7 http://grofty.com/wp-content/uploads/cpit-street-art-graffiti-art-pic-01.jpg
Moore, M., & Prain, L. (2009). Yarn bombing: The art of crochet and knit graffiti. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press.Slide 8 http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hM5Yn9OjFRE/UGBfjXWmeiI/AAAAAAAAABY/jVBL8BBVpYs/s1600/Yarn_Bombing_Bolardos_by_Teje_La_Aran%CC%83a_2.jpg
Slide 10 http://www.alexandarthur.com/2012/06/totally-tampons.html
Slide 12 http://www.robynlove.com/knittedmile.html
Slide 18: http://www.psfk.com/2013/02/toyota-yarn-bomber.html
"pretty" and "nice"
Man-made and natural fixtures
Public display of artistic expression
Bright colours, patterns and designs
- has enabled textile graffiti to become a global phenomenon
- photos preserve the work and can also be posted online
- images are shared among admirers
- textile graffiti has reached a large audience
Knitting for the Community
Stop Sign Flowers
Yarn Bomb Yukon
Interactive way to bring the community together and bring pride and awareness to public spaces
- textile graffiti is a fun and appealing form of fibre art
- there are
behind the work
- it is continuing to grow in popularity
- credited as the founder of yarn bombing
- it all started with a door handle... who knew?
"a contemporary memory project that reconstitutes the past as it is a social justice–oriented movement concerned with modifying the present and shaping
Trouton L. (2009). Tasmanian renegade craftiim let loose in the public realm: Crochet yarn bombing and knitted graffiti. The Journal of Modern Craft Onlline. Retrieved from: http://journalofmoderncraft.com/responses/tasmanian-renegade-craftivism-let-loose-in-the-public-realm-crochet-yarn-bombing-and-knitted-graffiti
Toyota Yarn Bombs London
The Knitted Mile