Saturday, July 23, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SONIC FABRIC, A TEXTILE WOVEN FROM CASSETTE TAPE: NOW TAKING REQUESTS!
From now until August 30th conceptual and sound artist Alyce Santoro is accepting commissions from musicians, designers, architects, collectors – anyone interested in collaborating to produce a personalized, custom-recorded edition of Sonic Fabric, a versatile, durable, audible (!) textile woven from audiocassette tape.
Alyce’s works made from Sonic Fabric have been featured on the CREATE episode of the Sundance Channel’s Big Ideas for a Small Planet, and are exhibited in museums and galleries around the world (including such venues as the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, the Gwangju Design Biennale in Seoul, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and in London at the Victoria and Albert Museum's upcoming Power of Making exhibition).
Alyce is offering to weave 20 yard editions of Sonic Fabric in exchange for tax-deductible (!) contributions through a new non-profit crowdsourcing platform for artists. All funds generated will go towards a site-specific Sonic Fabric piece she has been invited to create for the City of Culture of Galicia in Santiago de Compostella Spain this December.
For more information, please visit Alyce’s USA Project page at http://www.unitedstatesartists.org/project/sonic_fabric_a_textile_woven_from_audiotape
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