SoHE-led research for families affected by incarceration featured by Institute for Research on Poverty | Fairbanks launches Hello! Loom | Call for posters opens for CCFW 2020 conference | Q&A with Jen Gaddis in FERN’s Ag Insider and WORT Radio | Sarmadi’s research informs proposed legislation in PA | Psilocybin research by Raison gets key approval from FDA
Image: Hello! Loom example weaving, multi-color, in process. Marianne Fairbanks is a textile artist and assistant professor of Design Studies in the School of Human Ecology at UW–Madison. She recently launched Hello! Loom to make her popular hand-held looms available to the public. What inspired Hello! Loom? And what was its development process? I first […]
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WEAVING LAB LANDS IN CHICAGO | Fairbanks’ Weaving Lab in Chicago this June Associate Professor Marianne Fairbanks takes her Weaving Lab project to Chicago with the exhibition A Deliberately Non-Straight Line Compound Yellow, June 2-30, plus an opening reception on June 2, 2-4 pm. Weaving Lab ran for two summers in Madison. In 2019, it […]
Aaron Thomas Kellerhuis is a senior in the Textiles and Fashion Design (TFD) program with a textile concentration. He came to UW-Madison with an Associate’s in Arts from Madison College, formerly MATC, and graduated in December 2017 with Distinctive Honors. We interviewed him just before his graduation. SoHE: How did you find out about […]
For the second summer in a row, SoHE professor Marianne Fairbanks has taken over the Image Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and transformed it into the Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions. Community members are welcome to come and learn the basics of this ancient art form. As a dedicated member of the SoHE family, […]
2016 SoHE Graduate takes on the Rio Olympic Games Recent SoHE graduate, Kelsey Card, finishes up senior year as an Olympian at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Kelsey made history Monday night as she placed top 25 in Discus Throw. Learn more about Card and the development of her Olympic career. Heather […]
Contemporary Handwoven Garments from Oaxaca, Mexico May 21 – August 13, 2016 This exhibition of handwoven garments from the Mexican state of Oaxaca explains the evolution of a traditional woman’s garment called a huipil (pronounced wee-PEAL). Masters of Science Candidate Carolyn Jenkinson traces the history of this ancient garment from its traditional function and aesthetic to […]