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Frida Simonsson

Frida Simonsson


Woven Light – Some sort of animal

An investigation in hand weave with the theme textile animals, how you can make a textile to perceive as a fury animal. I have been working with effect yarns, optical fibers and feathers in my process and the result of my investigation is thise four examples with different characters. I wanted to create a textile animal with a strong temperament. The light color from the woven optical fibers show which temper the animal have. If its neutral- white, happy- blue ore angry- red. In this way, I personally feel that the textile animal comes alive. I have had two sources of inspiration. The Icelandic textile artist Shoplifter - Hrafnhildur Arnardottirs performance Hringsola, and the children's book “Where the Wild Things Are” -Maurice Sendak. The project was presented at the Furniture Fair in 2014 in the monter: “Woven light” with four other students from textile design.


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