FOUND IN TRANSLATION: An Artist Finds Her Voice through Science

Hubbell, Leesa
October 1997
Surface Design Journal;Fall97, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p25
Trade Publication
The article discusses a project initiated by textile artist Joan Morris to imitate satellite-generated digitized images of the earth's surface using the 1400-year-old resist-dying technique of shibori. According to the article, Morris collaborated with the Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, using their digitized images as a basis for her shibori interpretations. Morris was also commissioned by Ike McKim, Director of the GIS Center, to create several shibori pieces.


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