Here is the blogpost I wrote for MunaHome
Tatiana Blass’ s installation called Penelope is an impressive fiber artwork which creates the feeling of construction and deconstruction at the same time. Borrowing its name from Greek myth, “Penelope” is a tribute to the power of love and the praxis of weaving.
14mt length woven red carpet starts from the gate of the museum chapel and pass through the holes of the pedal loom and extends its threads from inside of the building to its backyard. Artist Blass juxtaposes materials, spaces and actions showcasing hard and soft materials, woven and unraveled, interior and exterior.
The functional direction of the loom is interesting and unusual. In reality, the origin of the weaving starts with the weaver but in this artwork there is no weaver, threads replac the performer and exceed its limits, reaches out to the nature and climbs to the trees and greenery outside replacing the person who does the work. The project as a whole reveals…
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