Posts Tagged ‘Liz Collins’

Collins Installation in Croatia

Liz Collins (Associate Professor, Textiles) will stage a KNITTING NATION project in Zagreb, Croatia this summer. She has been invited by Domino, a Croatian arts organization, to be in residence for two weeks and to produce a large scale, site specific installation and performance in an old factory by a river in Zagreb, as part […]

Liz Collins’ new horizons

Liz Collins, Associate Professor of Textiles, will resign from her position as full-time faculty, effective the end of Spring Semester, 2013. Liz joined the Textile Department in 2003, after an international search. She has made great contributions to the curriculum and field as an artist, designer and educator. Liz leaves her position at RISD to […]

Collins: “Touching the Void” Exhibition Opening

“Touching the Void,” an installation by Liz Collins that explores consumption through knit garments and sculpture, opens at the Textile Arts Center, February 15, 2013. “Touching the Void” seamlessly presents wearable experiments in an intrinsic milieu. Garments and tapestries cumulatively articulate the dynamic, interactive installation. Deconstructed and reconstructed shirts hang from inflated spheres, while the […]

Knitting Nation at MoMA

Liz Collins Studio is proud to announce an exciting reiteration of the KNITTING NATION project. KNITTING NATION Phase 10: Domestic Swarming will be staged at MoMA Studio: Common Senses, as a response to Fritz Haeg’s Domestic Integrities rug. Artist Liz Collins (Associate Professor, Textiles) and five other knitters create narrow cords in a spectrum of colors that feed directly […]

"KNITTING NATION Phase 10: Domestic Swarming" Staged in NYC

EVENT POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBA Phase 10 of the KNITTING NATION project will be staged at MoMA Studio: Common Senses, as a response to Fritz Haeg’s Domestic Integrities rug. Artist Liz Collins (Associate Professor, Textiles) and five other knitters will create narrow cords in a spectrum of colors that feed directly from knitting machines […]

Liz Collins in Fuel for the Fire

FUEL FOR THE FIRE, a group exhibition presented by A TEMPORARY SPACE and HUMAN RESOURCES LA will feature work by Liz Collins (Associate Professor, Textiles) and George Ferrandi (Critic, Sculpture) July 5th through July 31, 2012. The exhibition is organized by Dawn Kasper in collaboration with Jay Sanders and David Zwirner. The closing party July 26th 7pm-2am. From […]

Community Action Center screening

Liz Collins (Asst. Professor, Textiles)  in conjunction with the Queer Student Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs has organized a screening of “Community Action Center” to be held in the Tap Room on Wednesday, March 14th at 7PM. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the artists A.K. Burns (RISD alumna GD) and A.L. […]

Liz Collins + Knitting Nation at ICA, Boston

Liz Collins (Asst Professor, Textiles) and an army of  knitters will take over the ICA’s Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater. Part ongoing collaborative performance, part site-specific installation project, Knitting Nation explores aspects of textile and apparel manufacturing, serving as commentary on how we interact with machines, global manufacturing, trade and labor, iconography, and fashion. In […]