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Stitched: A Contemporary Look at Photography and Textiles

We interact with textiles every day—we wear them close to our skin, decorate our homes with them, use them to carry objects, and even sleep within them. Textiles tell stories, and they hold memories. As objects and as a material, fabrics are personal and intimate.

Join HCP instructor Kelly Webeck and discover artists whose experimentation with fabrics, thread, and weavings has led to beautiful and strange photographs and photo-based installations. These woven pixels have been an influential part of the contemporary climate of the changing definition of photography. As a class, students will discuss the choices that artists make and examine their work closely to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning that the material and process add to the experience of the work. Over two class sessions, students will grow their visual language and understanding of photographic theory and expand their knowledge of art history. Additionally, students will be introduced to materials and resources for printing their own photographs on textile materials.

 

Registration & Fees: $125
Members Enjoy 20% Off Tuition

 

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Attention: This class has been moved online in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with information and a link to take this course at it’s scheduled time. 

To participate in an online course, students will need access to a desktop, laptop, or tablet with an internet connection. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email education@hcponline.org for more information.

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Date(s)

Class meets two Sundays:
March 21st & 28th
1 - 3 pm CST

Category

Capture, Seminar, History / Criticism

What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection

Instructor

Kelly Webeck