Image, Structure, and Emotion: Lia Cook's Recent Work

Baizerman, Suzanne
January 2008
Surface Design Journal;Winter2008, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
The article profiles Lia Cook, a photographer and a weaver. Her connection to images and cloth began with her early study of weaving in the 1970s, when she combined her interest and experience in photography with her skills as a weaver. She used Jacquard loom, a weaving technology that combined image and cloth. She worked on digital Jacquard looms in schools and factories in Rhode Island, Canada, Europe and Japan and acquired a technology for her business. Furthermore, by using the technology she was able to break the image into many tiny particles that insured a well-constructed cloth.


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