Digital Weaving. University of Bergen

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Course title: Construction & Context II DIGITAL WEAVING
Subject area: Textile

Construction & Context II – Digital Weaving course
Teaching period: Weeks 9-11, 26 February – 16 March 2019
Teacher(s):Kristina Aas and Kari Dyrdal
ECTS: 4
Number of available place for Cirrus students: 3
Level:BA/MA
Requirements:Core course in weaving and basic knowledge in digital tools is required.
Application deadline: 20 November, 2018
How to apply:Please send a motivation letter and CV to tale.vik@uib.no
Grant for selected students: CIRRUS/Nordplus rate – 330 EUR travel (Iceland 660 EUR) + 70 EUR weekly allowance (per week)

Aim:          
• Give access to knowledge relevant for artistic development and production of artwork in different context
• Prepare towards exhibition entry

Content:       

  • Theory on building motives in woven textiles by using two or more warp and weft systems.
  • Individual tutoring on artistic processes
  • Basic and complex theory on weaves
  • Construction of weaves and combinations in one or more layers /systems.
  • Introduction to different software: Weave Point
    Nedgraphics (Texelle / Product Creator)
  • Experiments / sampling in digital dobby looms, TC-1, TC-2 and digital Jacquard.
  • Preparation of files for handlooms and industrial    power looms
  • Study trip to a weaving factory