Introduces the core philosophical, aesthetic, and technical issues relevant to the field. Hands-on experience with basic aspects of weaving, surface design, and dye principles, in addition to discussions and readings concerning material culture and the multimedia nature of the field.
basic fiber techniques with an emphasis on embellishment and construction
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
demonstrations, discussions, and slides
Class assignments and grading
2 or 3 major assignments based on the ideas of accumulation, embellishment, and space.
execution of projects and class participation