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interview 2020

Interviewer: Caroline Kipp, Curator of Contemporary Art at The George Washington University Museum & The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. 5. Anne Wilson. Evanston, IL. May 21, 2020 As Covid-19 pauses the globe, Anne Wilson is asking questions about how artists will adapt to the changed world: “what does it mean to physically engage with a work …

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image of cover of Anne Wilson catalogue

wind/rewind/weave book

Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave Distributed by The University of Chicago Press163 pages | illustrated throughout | 10 x 8 inchesISBN: 9780945323228Co-published by WhiteWalls and the Knoxville Museum of Art Organized 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 …

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Interview 2011

‘Center Field | Threading Infrastructure: An Interview with Anne Wilson’ by Caroline Picard, May 31, 2011 Anne Wilson installing “Topologies” When I asked Anne Wilson if I could interview her for Art21, she sent me a preview copy of her book, Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave—a catalogue published collaboratively by White Walls and The Knoxville Museum of …

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bio / resume

Anne Wilson is a Chicago-based visual artist who creates sculpture, drawings, performances and video animations that explore themes of time, loss, and private and social rituals. Her artwork embraces conceptual strategies and handwork using everyday materials — table linen, bed sheets, human hair, lace, thread, glass, and wire. Wilson’s art is in the permanent collections …

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artist statement

My work evolves in a conceptual space where social and political ideas encounter the material processes of handwork and industry, where the organization of fields and the objects they help generate is constantly subverted by the swarming, anarchic energy of the objects themselves. Extrapolating from personal subjective rituals to observations of larger systems within the …

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