The Knitting Project public information page is now available. It contains each work’s backstory, participants, location, maps, and more. I hope everyone will be able to get out to see each work.
A group of excited knitters and non-knitters gathered yesterday to hear about The Knitting Project. Suzanne talked about the idea of a community based public art project using knitting as a way of embellishing some of the animal statues around town this winter. She showed images of what others have done around the world and inviting participants to think creatively. With a focus on funny, members of the group laughed and some wanted to start knitting immediately!
For those who couldn’t attend, here is a summary, and info on how you can get involved: …and there's more »
A community public art project for Jackson Hole in which YOU can participate! I conjured this fun, collaborative project to forge new multi-generational interactions. Your help in knitting embellishments for bronze animal statues in town is wanted. There will be lessons if you want to learn how to knit. Fun and socializing for all ages! This is not just women’s or girl’s work. Men and boys are encouraged to get involved. …and there's more »
The March 2012 edition of Sculpture Magazine, contains a feature article (431KB PDF*) on Suzanne’s recent installation work. The article was written by Dr. Katarzyna Zimna, who received her PhD in 2010 from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England. Zimna’s doctoral thesis, Play in the Theory and Practice of Art caused her to be drawn to the work Suzanne created, Magic Carpet Ride at the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź, Poland.
*The article is no longer online at Sculpture Magazine, the linked PDF is a cached copy
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