The artful creators requested to talk at a panel dialogue titled “Craft Hackers” on the New Museum in New York Metropolis this Friday are all trying a discourse on the connection between know-how, tradition and craft. Utilizing traditions positioned as machine-much less, reminiscent of needlepoint and knitting, the artists Cat Mazza, Christy Matson, Ben Fino-Radin, and Cody Trepte are merging and defining oft thought separate spheres. For extra info on their work take a look at their respective net areas, and for extra info on this week’s panel, take a look at the New Museum web site.
Ben Fino-Radin, “Private Pc,” or a fibrous reinterpretation of the Macintosh 128k. Plastic canvas and yarn, 2007
Cody Trepte, Binary cross-sew of “Can know-how be understood outdoors of itself?” Material, 2006
Christy Matson, “Both/Or 6,” or the gray areas that technically shouldn’t exist, however typically do, in absolute techniques. Hand jacquard woven and knotted cotton, 2004
Cat Mazza, KnitPro 2.zero software that interprets digital photographs into needlecraft patterns. Open supply, 2006