Knitted Army is a series of furnishings based on the reinterpretation
of traditional techniques (arm-knitting and
hand-crochet) and the reuse of discarded
materials (off-cuts from textile factories).
Every product is strictly related to the hands and the gesture of its maker.
To enhance the commitment of the craftsmen, informations of them are attached to the label of each product.
Therefore the focus of the project is now shifting
towards the potential that social dynamics can
play in the production.
still an on going project with a lot that has to be develop this project is the outcome of research and reflections on the idea of permanence and impermanence. How to make to objects, two chairs, that relate to each others but are opposite.
How to make both two opposites, meaningful to exist?
How to make two related objects. have meaning also by themselves?
This questions pushed me to find meaning and reasons to make two chairs.
x,y,z is a series of tripods for outdoors that give the opportunity to be assisted in the appropriation of a public space. They can give reference, thay can be used as structures to sit, to hang, to whatever comes to the mind of the user.
It is all about giving to the user, the chance to play a role in the use of an object.
Shrink is a project assisted by my menthor alexandra gaca in Man and Living mod.3
How to make valuable a cheap fabric like unbleeched cotton? How to use it in an interesting way?
Those simple questions set the boundaries for this textile project that is about shrinking wool that is stitched on a unbleeched cotton cloth.
The wool is stitched in a pattern that by shrinking, will give to the cotton a totally new look.