New Works 2006


Padovani, Clio (2006) New Works 2006. In, 14th ETN Conference. [One day symposium, 14 Sep 2007: Touch, Textiles, Technology: Collaboration across Europe], London, UK, 13 - 16 Sep 2007. London, UK, Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles, Goldsmiths, University of London. (Submitted).

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Stack 1 and Stack 2 are made of several individual videos, researched from historical textile collections. The pieces refer to the similarities between weaving and editing processes, visually building up time, events, emotions and material experience. The serial,recurring mechanisms of both processes employ the montage form theorised by Benjamin in relation to (memory and) film, linking fragments of experience to questions of permanence, recognition of loss and the preciousness of the instance.

While recalling a view of the fragmented body through vertical composition and structure, the Stacks develop narratives whose origin repeatedly folds and unforlds through time:a potentially infinite process of entrances and exits, opening and closing, presence and absence.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: Presented at the Virtual Gallery, during the symposium at CHRRC, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK for the14th ETN Conference, between 14 Sep and 5th Oct 2007
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Keywords: film, textile, time, weaving, fragment
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NM Artefact
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Art
ePrint ID: 46980
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:30
Publisher: Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles, Goldsmiths, University of London
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/46980

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