SILVIA FEDOROVA: Transparency with a Twist

Ruyak, Jacqueline
November 2001
Fiberarts;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p16
The article features Slovak textile artist Silvia Fedorova and some of her works. Born in Banska Bystrica, Fedorova studied at the Academies of Applied Art in Prague and Vienna. She switched from tapestry weaving to bobbin lace, a technique of plating threads that are weighted with bobbins. She has lived in an attic studio in Bratislavia since 1970. In 1987, she won the Golden Bobbin award at the third Lace Biennial in Brussels, Belgium. She believes that the geometric quality of her works is a reaction to the organic, vegetative feel of her tapestries.


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