Wild Weaving

wild weaving at the abcdWild Weaving at the ABCD meeting, 6.4.2013

Sometimes the things we do in the ABCD book club can look a bit like playgroup offerings: after all, play is a way for the work to develop. It is interesting how inspiring an exercise like this can be, especially if it hadn’t occurred to you to string up a piece of card and weave anything, anyhow, into it. There is a Japanese weaving movement called Saori based on this principle: you weave your stories and your life into the work. Judith Staines came across an exhibition of Saori in Fukuoka last year, and met the women who started the movement, which is now global.

Saori

2 comments
  1. This looks like a lot of fun – wish I’d been there!

  2. Jane Paterson said:

    Hi Bron, wild weaving looked really good fun. Must try some with indigo papers and disintegrated card board, perhaps on an improvised wild loom, very Glastonbury! Can manage all dates for ABCD and look forward to them as summer book parties! Love Jane

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Venice: I am not making this up

My personal account of living real life in real Venice, and more

These Days

Writing about the emergence of new and sustainable business

Campaign For A Living Venice

In support of a sustainable future for the Citizens and City of Venice

Artist Development Blog

The latest from artists in our Artist Development Programme

Painting into sculpture

a creative journey

FERAL Ink.

with Kathryn John

barleybooks

pages from an unbound book

SomersetProcessions

Produced by Artichoke and commissioned by 14-18 NOW, PROCESSIONS marks 100 years since the first women in the UK won the vote. Somerset Art Works and artist Dorcas Casey deliver a programme of creative workshops leading to Somerset participation in the PROCESSIONS mass participation artwork in London on 10 June 2018.

Books On Books

Curated by Robert Bolick

heaven-is-just-an-inch-away

On ne fait pas d'omelette sans casser des œufs.

Katyboo1's Weblog

The random jottings of a woman called Katy

Anna Raven | Artist's Notes

Life as a painter in the Highlands of Scotland.

Bronwen Bradshaw

Artist Printmaker Video Artists Books

Amazing Space

A Celebration of the Dove Arts and Crafts Centre

%d bloggers like this: