Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave
Distributed by The University of Chicago Press
163 pages | illustrated throughout | 10 x 8 inches
Co-published by WhiteWalls and the Knoxville Museum of Art
Organzied by Chris Molinski, with essays by Glenn Adamson, Jenni Sorkin, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Philis Alvic, Laura Y. Liu, and Chris Molinski.
Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind Weave documents an exhibition of the same title organized by the Knoxville Museum of Art and visual artist Anne Wilson to investigate the global crisis of production and skill-based textile labor. This volume includes evocative images of Wilson’s pieces on display, as well as beautiful, full-color illustrations of the textiles that provide an almost-tactile experience, photographs of artists at work, and diagrams of how the materials are made. Accompanying these images are essays by Glenn Adamson, Jenni Sorkin, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Philis Alvic, and Laura Y. Liu, which address the history of craft and textile production, while considering how Wilson uses craft and collaboration as potent political metaphors in art.
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Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave won the Trade Illustrated category and was runner-up for Best in Show in the 2011 Chicago Book Clinic awards competition. As well, the book won second prize in the 2012 AAM Museum Publications Design Competition.