Archive for January, 2010

This project is by Laura Mast, an architecture student at IIT. This studio project looked at inflatable, wearable fabric structures to both costume and house a dance performance. Beautiful work like this, and here I don’t mean beautiful in solely an aesthetic sense, but rather in terms of the beauty of its ideas and process, […]

For the second time, the Collaborative Arts Program at UMN is offering a course entitled The Body Acoustic under Dana Reitz and Leslie Van Duzer. It’s a three week intensive course the meets on three consecutive Saturdays at Minneapolis art institutions (the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Guthrie Theater) to explore […]

This Friday I have a tour and meeting scheduled with Nora Norby of Banner Creations. Banner Creations is the fabricator behind beautiful fabric architecture, banner and industry pieces throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. Here are two of their projects that I’ve personally visited. Art of Chiropractic by LEAD, Inc. Tree Scarves at MN Arboretum […]

As wordpress so succinctly puts it, Hello World! It’s the beginning of my Masters Final Project (hereafter likely referred to as Thesis) at the University of Minnesota, College of Design Master of Architecture program. This blog is going to be my dear diary for the duration of this project exploring fabric architecture, movement and performance. […]