TITLE

SILVIA FEDOROVA: Transparency with a Twist

AUTHOR(S)
Ruyak, Jacqueline
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Fiberarts;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26201980

 

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