Edited by Udo Kittelmann, Christine Wertheim, Margaret Wertheim. Preface by Udo Kittelmann. Text by Udo Kittelmann, Donna Haraway, Kayleigh C. Perkov, Heather Davis, Margaret and Christine Wertheim, Doug Harvey, Amita Deshpande, Cord Riechelmann.
Australian-born, California-based sister artists Margaret and Christine Wertheim draw on a unique fusion of mathematics, marine biology, traditional handicraft methods and collective art practice to create large-scale coralline landscapes both beautiful and blighted. Responding to anthropogenic crisis, their soft sculptures and wall-mounted reliefs simulate living reefs using crochet techniques to mimic in yarn the curling, crenelated forms of actual marine organisms. Initiated in 2005, the Crochet Coral Reef project has been exhibited at the 58th Venice Biennale, Helsinki Biennial, Andy Warhol Museum, The Smithsonian Institution and other international venues. In addition to their own reefs, the Wertheims have collaborated with . . . .go to book page >>
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