Why I hacked a knitting machine | Fashion Where the project all started: Andrew Salomone wearing a balaclava with an image of his own face knitted on to it. Photograph: Becky Stern Some people use hacking to attempt bold endeavours like undermining the governments of tyrannical superpowers, while others use it for more trivial purposes, such as making all of the female characters nude in Skyrim. Brooklyn-based artist Andrew Salomone's innovative use of hacking to make custom knitwear will neither change the world nor impress gaming nerds, but it is going to make a lot of crafters very, very excited. Using this novel technology and his vivid imagination, the 29-year-old has produced a number of brilliantly intricate pieces, including a jumper featuring a recursive image of actor Bill Cosby (Bill Cosby wearing a jumper with Bill Cosby wearing a jumper on it), a scarf with the waveform of a well-known drum break, and even a jumper based on a YouTube video. How did you come up with the idea of hacking a knitting machine?
Chris Woebken Gijs Bakker abigail doan Rien Poortvliet Museum - Home JoAnne Russo Andy Goldsworthy Digital Catalogue: Home Playground Crochet Artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam If you ever get a chance to go to the children’s area of the Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park in Sapporo, Japan then you’ll immediately notice a very cool, colorful landscape of crochet netting that kids can play on. This is the most famous work of textile artist Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam, the Rainbow Net. More about crochet artist Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam received her Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Art from Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan in 1964. She then moved to the United States to get her Master of Fine Arts from Michigan’s Cranbrook Academy of Art. More about Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam’s crochet This crochet artist crochets colorful yarn into large scale nets that can be installed on playgrounds for children to climb upon. Playscapes, which is a fun blog all about playground design, recently had an article on this artist through which I learned the fun story about how she got started doing her large scale crochet playground pieces. Rainbow Net (2000)
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