verFilzt Und zugeNäht: Issue 36
This issue is filled with outstanding felt makers:
Jackie Cardys script consists of free embroideries on hand-dyed felt combined with velvetsilk. That way she designs accessories and footwear impressively, as you can dee on the cover page of this issue. Anja Progl loves perfection. She uses her knowledge of mathematics to create sensational collars that she integrates into her felted fashion. If you happen to love the Rococo age you will be amazed by the bloomy portrait about Olga Akhmerova. Katharina Thierer loves to tell stories. She designs and makes fantastical puppets that anyone simply adores. Adrian Salomès creations are pervaded by lines of forms and colors. Also we introduce you to Sachiko Kotaka and her nuno felt. The japanese artist discovered her own love for her home country and her love for kimonos later in life. She teaches her own techniques in Australia.
The popular wool dealership Wizardwool opens up their doors to the FUN and shows where wool and tools for felting are coming from. Heike Reul´s new collection »Gewänder« is complete and is presented with a great performance. The collection is of black color with golden aspects in it, a photo session took place in a big top. You´ll see the amazing pictures in this issue of the FUN.
»Cross-Over«-workshops become more and more popular and you can attend them for example at the Landesheimvolkshochschule Hohebuch. We introduce the work of contrasts by Sigrid Bannier and Beate Binder to you that combine the materials felt and metal in extraordinary creations.
Guerillaknitting is an international occurrence at public places. We present an artist to you that wants to coin Guerillafelting. A great idea to attract attention of the public on felt making we think.
Irmgard Moldaschl unifies poetry and textile art skillfully. Words played a major role at the graduation-exhibition at Ballenberg (Suisse). All of the graduation works did evolve from poetic inspiration and represent the personal view of the artist on the poem.
Many children who attend at Ina Daums´s experience felt courses start the dream about becoming a felt maker. We present her approach and her ideas on how to felt with children at school.