Hiding in Plain Sight

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Hiding in plain sight_2013.jpeg

Hiding in Plain Sight


2013 – Edition of 6 (Signed and numbered)

Jacquard Weave 244 x 170 cm

Collection Hypnopompic

Mohair Wool, Cotton, Linen, Viscose, Lurex

Executed in The Netherlands. Yarns made in Italy.  

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Jacquard technique is named after the French inventor, Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752–1834), who designed the jacquard loom. With Jacquard’s automatic loom, it was possible to weave complex mechanically patterned silk fabrics. The technology was revolutionary in the textile manufacturing industry around the world. 

The collection title, Hypnopompic refers to a state of sensory confusion leading out of sleep, when the state of awakening gets mixed with the dream world into a surreal reality. It is an exceptional state of consciousness, in which one may experience the presence of, or see creatures and animals, such as spiders, monkeys and insects. Hypnopompic state has also been affiliated with visual delusions caused by migraine. These graphic patterns, designs and textures are thought to have contributed to the traditions of ornamentation, mosaic and textile. 



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