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 twin sisters and scientists-turned-artists Margaret and Christine Wertheim (both born 1958) draw on a unique fusion of mathematics, marine biology, traditional handicraft methods and collective art practice to create large-scale coralline landscapes inspired by the beauty—and destruction—of the Great Barrier Reef. Responding to the anthropogenic crisis, their soft sculptures and wall-mounted reliefs simulate living reefs using crochet techniques to mimic in yarn the curling, crenelated forms of reef organisms.
First initiated in 2005, the project—which was later exhibited at the 2019 Venice Biennale—has since ballooned into an international and collaborative initiative with woolen contributions from over 20,000 people across . . . .go to book page >>
STATUS: Forthcoming | 8/30/2022
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Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 233 pgs / 190 color / 3 bw. | 8/30/2022 | Awaiting stock | US $50.00