French Association Promotes Creativity in Fiber

Helmi, Kunang
January 2001
Fiberarts;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p22
The article provides information on the Association de Créateurs pour la Promotion de l'Art Textile, a Paris, France-based association of textile artists. The approximately 80 members include tapestry designers, weavers and other textile artists from within and outside the country. It notes that from its inception, members decided to depart from the strictly defined traditional two-dimensional form of tapestry to explore the three-dimensional field of fiber art. Association President Denise Bigot explains that members put fibers together in various ways, they are not only woven but also knotted or glued and combined with materials such as cement and bronze.


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