Wednesday, November 6, 2013

KNITTING NATION Phase 12: H2O

Textile artist and fashion designer Liz Collins and her troupe of artisan-knitters will transform the steps between Johnson and Fowler halls at the heart of the Occidental campus into KNITTING NATION Phase 12: H2O, a day-long, site-specific, carefully choreographed performance involving literally miles of yarn.

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KNITTING NATIOn Phase 12: H2O at Occidental College

Liz Collins

KNITTING NATION, which began with a 2005 performance on Governors Island in New York, “functions as a commentary on how humans interact with machines, global manufacturing, trade and labor, brand iconography, and fashion,” states Collins’ artist’s statement