|Elizabeth G. Kuhn
Crowded In 3, 2003
Patterned triple-weave pick-up with discontinuous weft, MacComber floor loom
44" x 34"
Using a diagonal organization of figures on the cloth, I have taken the forms of Crowded in 1 and woven it in a triple-weave pickup on my MacComber floor loom. The people shown in straight diagonal lines depict very real social imperatives to which individuals must conform. Three layers of warp consist of a black layer, a medium gray layer, and a light gray layer. Color is varied in the two gray layers by using the discontinuous weft technique as would be done in a tapestry weave. I used a twill weave (see detail photo to the right above) in order to accent the diagonalness of the human figures.
|Exhibitions of Crowded